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Published: 31 May 2021

** REJECT ** DO NOT USE THIS CANDIDATE NUMBER. ConsultIDs: CVE-2021-38208. Reason: This candidate is a reservation duplicate of CVE-2021-38208. Notes: All CVE users should reference CVE-2021-38208 instead of this candidate. All references and descriptions in this candidate have been removed to prevent accidental usage.

From the Ubuntu Security Team

It was discovered that the NFC implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly handle failed connect events leading to a NULL pointer dereference. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service.