CVE-2024-26588

CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Feb 22, 2024
Updated: Mar 18, 2024
CWE ID 119

Summary

CVE-2024-26588 is a vulnerability in the Linux kernel that has been resolved. The vulnerability is related to LoongArch and specifically involves preventing out-of-bounds memory access. It triggers an unhandled page fault, potentially leading to a kernel crash or privilege escalation. The affected products include various versions of QEMU Virtual Machine and BIOS, among others. Remediation for this vulnerability is to update to the latest patched version of the Linux kernel. The severity of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH, with a base score of 7.8 out of 10, indicating a significant potential danger to organizations if exploited.

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