#VU64259 Information disclosure


Published: 2022-06-14

Vulnerability identifier: #VU64259

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-0494

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 scsi_ioctl() function in drivers/scsi/scsi_ioctl.c in the Linux kernel. A local user with a special user privilege (CAP_SYS_ADMIN or CAP_SYS_RAWIO) 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.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2039448
http://lore.kernel.org/all/20220216084038.15635-1-tcs.kernel@gmail.com/
http://www.debian.org/security/2022/dsa-5161


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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