#VU60988 Buffer overflow


Published: 2022-03-03

Vulnerability identifier: #VU60988

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-0330

CWE-ID: CWE-119

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Linux kernel
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor:

Description

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.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions


External links
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2042404


Q & A

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.


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