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Vulnerability of Linux kernel: out-of-bounds memory reading via remove_nats_in_journal

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via remove_nats_in_journal() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
Impacted products: Linux.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 20/04/2021.
Références of this threat: CVE-2021-3506, RHBUG-1944298, VIGILANCE-VUL-35115.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via remove_nats_in_journal() ...
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This computer weakness alert impacts software or systems such as Linux.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness note is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this weakness bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

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