Information disclosure in Linux kernel DRM implementation

Published: 2022-04-15
Risk Low
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-1280
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Linux kernel
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Linux Foundation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU62358

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-1280


Exploit availability:


The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error within the drm_lease_held() function in drivers/gpu/drm/drm_lease.c in the Linux kernel. A local user can run a specially crafted program to trigger a use-after-free error and crash the kernel or gain access to sensitive information.


Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

Linux kernel: All versions

Fixed software versions

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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