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
CWE-ID CWE-416
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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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

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-1280

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

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.


Mitigation

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

Vulnerable software versions

Linux kernel: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2071022
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2022/04/12/3

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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