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Use After Free

CVE-2021-36144

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

The polling timer handler in ACRN before 2.5 has a use-after-free for a freed virtio device, related to devicemodel/hw/pci/virtio/*.c.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH

CWE-416 - Use After Free

Use-after-free (UaF) vulnerability occurs when the application is using a pointer to memory that has been freed. Any attempt to read/write to a buffer after it is de-allocated allows memory corruption, sensitive information exposure, and can potentially lead to arbitrary code execution.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published