CVE-2024-39292

CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Jun 24, 2024
Updated: Jun 27, 2024
CWE ID 415

Summary

CVE-2024-39292 is a vulnerability that affects the Linux kernel. It is categorized as a "Double Free" vulnerability (CWE-415). The vulnerability allows an attacker with low privileges to cause a panic in the system by registering a winch interrupt before it is added to the winch_handlers list. This can lead to a denial of service (DoS) condition. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM, with a base score of 5.5. The exploitability score is 1.8, indicating low exploitability. There is no user interaction required, and the attack vector is local. The integrity and confidentiality impacts are none, but the availability impact is high. A patch or update from the Linux kernel developers is necessary to remediate this vulnerability.

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