#VU63419 Memory leak


Published: 2022-05-19

Vulnerability identifier: #VU63419

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-28748

CWE-ID: CWE-401

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Linux Foundation

Description
The vulnerability allows an attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due memory leak when working with ax88179_178a devices. An attacker with physical access to the system can inject a malicious USB-drive and remotely obtain data from kernel memory.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Linux kernel: All versions


CPE

External links
http://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1196018


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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