CVE-2020-8648

Public on 2020-03-23
Modified on 2020-05-08
Description
A use-after-free flaw was found in the Linux kernel console driver when using the copy-paste buffer. This flaw allows a local user to crash the system.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
7.1
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 kernel 2020-03-23 16:25 ALAS2-2020-1405
Amazon Linux 1 kernel 2020-04-20 19:25 ALAS-2020-1360

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 7.1 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 3.6 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 7.1 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H