This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error within the P2P (Wifi-Direct) functionality in rtl_p2p_noa_ie() function in drivers/net/wireless/realtek/rtlwifi/ps.c in Linux kernel when processing Notice and Absence frames. A remote attacker can send specially crafted data via the wireless network, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.Mitigation
Update the affected package linux-hardened to version 5.3.8.a-1.Vulnerable software versions
Arch Linux: -CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the local network (LAN).
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.