#VU61181 Use-after-free


Published: 2022-03-08

Vulnerability identifier: #VU61181

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-0487

CWE-ID: CWE-416

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: Yes

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

Vendor:

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error in rtsx_usb_ms_drv_remove in drivers/memstick/host/rtsx_usb_ms.c in memstick in the Linux kernel. A local user can trigger a use-after-free error and gain access to sensitive information.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions


External links
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2044561
http://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=42933c8aa14be1caa9eda41f65cde8a3a95d3e39


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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