A flaw was found in the Linux kernel in versions before 5.9-rc6. When changing screen size, an out-of-bounds memory write can occur leading to memory corruption or a denial of service. Due to the nature of the flaw, privilege escalation cannot be fully ruled out.
NOTE: The following CVSS v3.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.
|Base Score:||5.6||Base Metrics:||AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:H|
|Access Vector:||Local network||Attack Complexity:||Low|
|Privileges Required:||High||User Interaction:||None|
|Integrity Impact:||Low||Availability Impact:||High|
|Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel-uek)||ELSA-2020-5913||2020-11-10|
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