Vulnerability Details : CVE-2021-4202


CVE Name: CVE-2021-4202: Privilege Escalation vulnerability on Linux Linux Kernel
Description: A use-after-free flaw was found in nci_request in net/nfc/nci/core.c in NFC Controller Interface (NCI) in the Linux kernel. This flaw could allow a local attacker with user privileges to cause a data race problem while the device is getting removed, leading to a privilege escalation problem.
Publish date: 2022-03-25T19:15Z
Last Update: 2022-05-13T22:15Z

CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types


CVSS Score
Confidentiality ImpactHIGH
Integrity ImpactHIGH
Availability ImpactHIGH
Actack VectorLOCAL
Actack ComplexityHIGH
Privileges RequiredLOW
User InteractionNONE
ScopeUNCHANGED
Vulnerability Type(s)Privilege Escalation
CWE ID362

Products Affected By CVE-2021-4202


# Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
1 Linux Linux Kernel 3

Detail of Verions Affected


# Product Type Vendor Product Version
1 Operating System Linux Linux Kernel 5.16 Rc1
2 Operating System Linux Linux Kernel 5.16
3 Operating System Linux Linux Kernel *