Vulnerability identifier: #VU60988
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to a random memory access flaw caused by a missing TLB flush in Linux kernel GPU i915 kernel driver functionality. A local user can execute arbitrary code on the system with elevated privileges.
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Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.