CVE-2022-1016

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Description

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel in net/netfilter/nf_tables_core.c:nft_do_chain, which can cause a use-after-free. This issue needs to handle 'return' with proper preconditions, as it can lead to a kernel information leak problem caused by a local, unprivileged attacker.

References

https://seclists.org/oss-sec/2022/q1/205

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2066614

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-1016

http://blog.dbouman.nl/2022/04/02/How-The-Tables-Have-Turned-CVE-2022-1015-1016/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2022-08-29

Updated: 2022-09-08

Type: CWE-416