CVE Details

Release Date:2021-06-28


There is a use-after-free vulnerability in the Linux kernel through 5.5.2 in the n_tty_receive_buf_common function in drivers/tty/n_tty.c.

See more information about CVE-2020-8648 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v3.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: Base Metrics:
Access Vector: Undefined Attack Complexity: Undefined
Privileges Required: None User Interaction: None
Scope: Unchanged Confidentiality Impact: Undefined
Integrity Impact: Undefined Availability Impact: Undefined

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2020-56702020-05-06
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel)ELSA-2021-23142021-06-10
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2020-56702020-05-06
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2020-56762020-05-11
Oracle VM version 3.4 (kernel-uek)OVMSA-2020-00192020-06-02

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