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CVE-2024-0340 Design/Logic Flaw

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CVE Information

Original CVE data

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A vulnerability was found in vhost_new_msg in drivers/vhost/vhost.c in the Linux kernel, which does not properly initialize memory in messages passed between virtual guests and the host operating system in the vhost/vhost.c:vhost_new_msg() function. This issue can allow local privileged users to read some kernel memory contents when reading from the /dev/vhost-net device file.

CWE:
CVSS v2-
CVSS v35.5
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
References
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2024-0340
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2257406
https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/5kn47peabxjrptkqa6dwtyus35ahf4pcj4qm4pumse33kxqpjw@mec4se5relrc/T/
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2024:3618
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2024:3627
Affected Vendors

Linux - (1)

Basic Analysis

Common vulnerability metrics

Vulnerabilty type as detected by PRIOnengine

Design/Logic Flaw

CVSS Scores as calculated by PRIOnengine
CVSS v22.1
AV:L/AC:L/AU:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
CVSS v35.5
AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
MITRE CWE Top 25

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Exploits

No exploit code is reported to exist.

Active Exploitation

Vulnerability is not in CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog. See the KEV Catalog

Social Network Activity

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Threat Actor Activity

No sightings of the vulnerability within threat reports.

Cybersecurity Frameworks

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Compliance Impact

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Web Application Security Frameworks

Applicable if the issue likely affects a web application

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