#VU62482 Memory leak


Published: 2022-04-21

Vulnerability identifier: #VU62482

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-24959

CWE-ID: CWE-401

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor:

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to memory leak within the yam_siocdevprivate() function in drivers/net/hamradio/yam.c. A local user can perform a denial of service attack.

Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions


External links
http://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/29eb31542787e1019208a2e1047bb7c76c069536
http://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.16.5


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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