drivers/acpi/debugfs.c in the Linux kernel before 3.0 allows local users to modify arbitrary kernel memory locations by leveraging root privileges to write to the /sys/kernel/debug/acpi/custom_method file. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2010-4347.
Published 2012-06-21 23:55:02
Updated 2023-02-13 03:23:22
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2011-1021

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2011-1021

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
3.6
LOW AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
3.9
4.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2011-1021

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2011-1021

Products affected by CVE-2011-1021

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