In the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved: x86/xen: Add some null pointer checking to smp.c kasprintf() returns a pointer to dynamically allocated memory which can be NULL upon failure. Ensure the allocation was successful by checking the pointer validity.
Published 2024-04-17 10:27:55
Updated 2024-04-29 19:44:49
Source Linux
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2024-26908

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 5 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2024-26908

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
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 2024-04-29
5.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
N/A
N/A
RedHat-CVE-2024-26908 2024-04-17

CWE ids for CVE-2024-26908

  • A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2024-26908

Products affected by CVE-2024-26908

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