Access Restriction Bypass Affecting linux_kernel Open this link in a new tab package, versions [,5.17.2)

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  • published

    12 May 2022

  • disclosed

    12 May 2022

  • credit

    Jann H (

How to fix?

Upgrade linux_kernel to version 5.17.2 or higher.


Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Access Restriction Bypass by mishandling seccomp permissions. The PTRACE_SEIZE code path allows attackers to bypass intended restrictions on setting the PT_SUSPEND_SECCOMP flag.