CVE-2022-0854

medium

Description

A memory leak flaw was found in the Linux kernel’s DMA subsystem, in the way a user calls DMA_FROM_DEVICE. This flaw allows a local user to read random memory from the kernel space.

References

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/kernel/dma/swiotlb.c?h=v5.17-rc8&id=aa6f8dcbab473f3a3c7454b74caa46d36cdc5d13

https://www.debian.org/security/2022/dsa-5161

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2022/07/msg00000.html

https://www.debian.org/security/2022/dsa-5173

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2022-03-23

Updated: 2022-07-04

Type: CWE-401

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.1

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM