#VU69800 Memory leak in Linux kernel

Published: 2022-12-01

Vulnerability identifier: #VU69800

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-3619


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Linux Foundation

The vulnerability allows an attacker to perform a DoS attack.

The vulnerability exists due memory leak within the l2cap_recv_acldata() function in net/bluetooth/l2cap_core.c. An attacker with physical proximity to device can force the system to leak memory and perform denial of service attack.

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Vulnerable software versions

Linux kernel:

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. The attacker should have physical access to the system in order to successfully exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

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