Bug 2048359 (CVE-2021-4218) - CVE-2021-4218 kernel: sysctl parameter read causes kernel panic ( rpcrdma module )
Summary: CVE-2021-4218 kernel: sysctl parameter read causes kernel panic ( rpcrdma mod...
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2021-4218
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 2044566
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Reported: 2022-01-31 04:32 UTC by Wade Mealing
Modified: 2022-02-01 14:12 UTC (History)
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A flaw was found in the Linux kernel’s implementation of reading the SVC RDMA counters. Reading the counter sysctl panics the system. This flaw allows a local attacker with local access to cause a denial of service while the system reboots.
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Last Closed: 2022-02-01 04:01:01 UTC


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Description Wade Mealing 2022-01-31 04:32:55 UTC
A flaw was found in the Linux kernels implementation of reading SVC RDMA counters.  Reading the counter sysctl panics the system.  This allows a local attacker with local access ot be able to create a denial of service while the system reboots.

Comment 3 Wade Mealing 2022-02-01 05:45:02 UTC
Looks like centos stream caught this before it shipped in RHEL.

Centos Bug: https://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=18395


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