#VU63318 Use-after-free


Published: 2022-05-17

Vulnerability identifier: #VU63318

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-26966

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 remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error in drivers/net/usb/sr9700.c in the Linux kernel. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data and obtain sensitive information from heap memory.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Linux kernel: 5.16.1 - 5.16.11


CPE

External links
http://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.16.10
http://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=e9da0b56fe27206b49f39805f7dcda8a89379062
http://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20220419-0001/


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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