CVE-2021-3679

A lack of CPU resource in the Linux kernel tracing module functionality in versions prior to 5.14-rc3 was found in the way user uses trace ring buffer in a specific way. Only privileged local users (with CAP_SYS_ADMIN capability) could use this flaw to starve the resources causing denial of service.
Configurations

Configuration 1 (hide)

OR cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:5.14:-:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:5.14:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:5.14:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*

Configuration 2 (hide)

cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8.0:*:*:*:-:*:*:*

Configuration 3 (hide)

cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Information

Published : 2021-08-05 20:15

Updated : 2021-10-18 11:57


NVD link : CVE-2021-3679

Mitre link : CVE-2021-3679


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Products Affected

redhat

  • enterprise_linux

debian

  • debian_linux

linux

  • linux_kernel
CWE
CWE-400

Uncontrolled Resource Consumption