#VU62028 Use-after-free


Published: 2022-04-08 | Updated: 2022-05-19

Vulnerability identifier: #VU62028

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-1016

CWE-ID: CWE-416

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Linux Foundation

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error in net/netfilter/nf_tables_core.c:nft_do_chain in Linux kernel.. A local user can trigger a use-after-free error and gain access to sensitive information.

Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Linux kernel: All versions


CPE

External links
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2066614


Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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