#VU64134 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls in Linux kernel


Published: 2022-06-09

Vulnerability identifier: #VU64134

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-20141

CWE-ID: CWE-264

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 escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper imposition of security restrictions in the Linux kernel's components. A local user can trigger the vulnerability to bypass security restrictions bypass and escalate privileges on the system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Linux kernel: All versions


CPE

External links
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2022-06-01


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


Latest bulletins with this vulnerability