CVE-2021-40490

Public on 2021-09-08
Modified on 2021-10-06
Description
A flaw was found in the Linux kernel. A race condition was discovered in the ext4 subsystem. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
7.0
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 kernel 2021-10-04 20:16 ALAS2-2021-1712
Amazon Linux 2 kernel 2021-09-08 23:35 ALAS2-2021-1704
Amazon Linux 2 kernel 2021-10-04 20:16 ALAS2-2021-1712
Amazon Linux 2 kernel 2021-09-08 23:35 ALAS2-2021-1704
Amazon Linux 1 kernel 2021-09-30 19:25 ALAS-2021-1539

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 7.0 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
NVD CVSSv3 7.0 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 4.4 AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P