#VU63423 Information disclosure


Published: 2022-05-19

Vulnerability identifier: #VU63423

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-0850

CWE-ID: CWE-200

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 potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to excessive data output in the copy_page_to_iter() function in iov_iter.c in Linux kernel. A local user can gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the system.

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=1196761


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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