Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.6 update for kernel



Published: 2022-07-13
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-1729
CWE-ID CWE-362
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Red Hat CodeReady Linux Builder for Power, little endian - Extended Update Support
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat CodeReady Linux Builder for x86_64 - Extended Update Support
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM 64 - Extended Update Support
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - TUS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian - Extended Update Support
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems - Extended Update Support
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - AUS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64 - Extended Update Support
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat CodeReady Linux Builder for ARM 64
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat CodeReady Linux Builder for Power, little endian
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat CodeReady Linux Builder for x86_64
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM 64
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server for Power LE - Update Services for SAP Solutions
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

kernel (Red Hat package)
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Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Race condition

EUVDB-ID: #VU64156

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-1729

CWE-ID: CWE-362 - Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to a race condition within sys_perf_event_open() in Linux kernel. A local user can exploit the race and gain unauthorized access to sensitive information and escalate privileges on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat CodeReady Linux Builder for Power, little endian - Extended Update Support: 8.6

Red Hat CodeReady Linux Builder for x86_64 - Extended Update Support: 8.6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server for Power LE - Update Services for SAP Solutions: 8.6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM 64 - Extended Update Support: 8.6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - TUS: 8.6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian - Extended Update Support: 8.6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems - Extended Update Support: 8.6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - AUS: 8.6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64 - Extended Update Support: 8.6

Red Hat CodeReady Linux Builder for ARM 64: 8.0

Red Hat CodeReady Linux Builder for Power, little endian: 8.0

Red Hat CodeReady Linux Builder for x86_64: 8.0

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM 64: 8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian: 8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64: 8.0

kernel (Red Hat package): before 4.18.0-372.16.1.el8_6


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:5564

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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