#VU63388 Information disclosure


Published: 2022-05-18

Vulnerability identifier: #VU63388

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-1353

CWE-ID: CWE-200

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor:

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to excessive data output by the application in the pfkey_register function in net/key/af_key.c in the Linux kernel. A local user can gain unauthorized access to kernel memory, leading to a system crash or a leak of internal kernel information.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions


External links
http://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/9a564bccb78a76740ea9d75a259942df8143d02c
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2066819
http://www.debian.org/security/2022/dsa-5127


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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