The Linux kernel before 2.6.37 does not properly implement a certain clock-update optimization, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) via an application that executes code in a loop.
Published 2012-05-17 11:00:36
Updated 2023-02-13 03:24:00
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2011-4621

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2011-4621
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 49152
IPs affected by CVE-2011-4621 2,390
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2011-4621

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-2011-4621

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.9
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
3.9
6.9
NIST
5.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
1.8
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2011-4621

References for CVE-2011-4621

Products affected by CVE-2011-4621

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