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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2021-4001

A race condition was found in the Linux kernel's ebpf verifier between bpf_map_update_elem and bpf_map_freeze due to a missing lock in kernel/bpf/syscall.c. In this flaw, a local user with a special privilege (cap_sys_admin or cap_bpf) can modify the frozen mapped address space. This flaw affects kernel versions prior to 5.16 rc2.
Publish Date : 2022-01-21 Last Update Date : 2022-11-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.7
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 367

- Products Affected By CVE-2021-4001

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 5.16 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 2

- References For CVE-2021-4001

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/bpf/bpf.git/commit/?id=353050be4c19e102178ccc05988101887c25ae53
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2025645

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2021-4001

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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