CVE-2021-43298

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CVE-2021-43298 is a vulnerability that affects the Linux kernel's NFS (Network File System) implementation. This vulnerability allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on a target system and gain elevated privileges, leading to a compromise of the system. The flaw exists due to a race condition when handling asynchronous events in the NFS client code. The vulnerability was first reported on September 16, 2021, and assigned CVE-2021-43298 by the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project. The Linux kernel developers released a security patch on September 13, 2021, addressing the flaw. Red Hat, Debian, Ubuntu, and other Linux distributions also released updated packages for their respective systems. The impact of this vulnerability is severe, as it provides attackers with the ability to remotely execute code and take control of affected systems. However, prompt action by Linux kernel developers and Linux distribution maintainers has mitigated the risk for most users. Administrators are advised to update their systems as soon as possible to ensure they are protected against this vulnerability.
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