CVE-2020-27675

Public on 2020-12-08
Modified on 2021-01-13
Description
An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 5.9.1, as used with Xen through 4.14.x. drivers/xen/events/events_base.c allows event-channel removal during the event-handling loop (a race condition). This can cause a use-after-free or NULL pointer dereference, as demonstrated by a dom0 crash via events for an in-reconfiguration paravirtualized device, aka CID-073d0552ead5.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
4.7
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 kernel 2020-12-08 20:55 ALAS2-2020-1566
Amazon Linux 1 kernel 2021-01-12 22:51 ALAS-2021-1461

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 4.7 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Amazon Linux CVSSv2 4.7 AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
NVD CVSSv2 4.7 AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
NVD CVSSv3 4.7 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H