CVE-2022-1729

high

Description

A race condition was found the Linux kernel in perf_event_open() which can be exploited by an unprivileged user to gain root privileges. The bug allows to build several exploit primitives such as kernel address information leak, arbitrary execution, etc.

References

https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2022/05/20/2

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=3ac6487e584a1eb54071dbe1212e05b884136704

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2022-09-01

Updated: 2022-09-07

Type: CWE-362