CVSS 3.1 Score 4.7 of 10 (medium)


Published Jun 21, 2024
Updated: Jun 24, 2024


CVE-2024-38662 is a vulnerability in the Linux kernel that affects multiple products. The vulnerability occurs when a BPF program attached to a tracepoint performs a map_delete on a sockmap/sockhash, triggering a locking rule violation. To remediate the vulnerability, the existing verifier allowed-program-type check for updating sockmap/sockhash should also cover deleting from these map types. The potential danger this vulnerability poses to an organization is medium, with a base severity of 4.7 and an integrity impact of high. The exploitability score is 1.0, indicating that it is highly exploitable. The attack vector is local, and privileges required are low. No user interaction is required, and there is no confidentiality impact or availability impact associated with this vulnerability.

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