A vulnerability was found in Linux Kernel up to 5.15.11 and classified as problematic. Affected by this issue is the function asix_mdio_read of the file drivers/net/usb/asix_common.c. The manipulation leads to uninitialized pointer.

This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2021-47101. The attack can only be done within the local network. There is no exploit available.

It is recommended to upgrade the affected component.