Vulnerability CVE-2022-1516


Published: 2022-05-05

Description:
A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the Linux kernel??s X.25 set of standardized network protocols functionality in the way a user terminates their session using a simulated Ethernet card and continued usage of this connection. This flaw allows a local user to crash the system.

Type:

CWE-416

(Use After Free)

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.9/10
6.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete
Affected software
Linux -> Linux kernel 

 References:
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/netdev/net.git/commit/?id=7781607938c8

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