CVE-ID

CVE-2021-20265

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Description
A flaw was found in the way memory resources were freed in the unix_stream_recvmsg function in the Linux kernel when a signal was pending. This flaw allows an unprivileged local user to crash the system by exhausting available memory. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.
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Assigning CNA
Red Hat, Inc.
Date Record Created
20201217 Disclaimer: The record creation date may reflect when the CVE ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20201217)
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Comments (Legacy)
Proposed (Legacy)
N/A
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