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CVE-2021-23133

Published: April 22, 2021Last modified: November 8, 2023

Description

A race condition in Linux kernel SCTP sockets (net/sctp/socket.c) before 5.12-rc8 can lead to kernel privilege escalation from the context of a network service or an unprivileged process. If sctp_destroy_sock is called without sock_net(sk)->sctp.addr_wq_lock then an element is removed from the auto_asconf_splist list without any proper locking. This can be exploited by an attacker with network service privileges to escalate to root or from the context of an unprivileged user directly if a BPF_CGROUP_INET_SOCK_CREATE is attached which denies creation of some SCTP socket.

Severity score breakdown

ParameterValue
Base score7
Attack VectorLOCAL
Attack complexityHIGH
Privileges requiredLOW
User interactionNONE
ScopeUNCHANGED
ConfidentialityHIGH
Integrity impactHIGH
Availability impactHIGH
VectorCVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Status

ProductReleasePackageStatus
Alpaquita LinuxStreamlinux-ltsUnknown (6.1.33-r0)

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