Heap-based Buffer Overflow Affecting torvalds/linux Open this link in a new tab package, versions [,v5.17-rc1)


0.0
high
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • Confidentiality

    High

  • Integrity

    High

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-UNMANAGED-TORVALDSLINUX-2932989

  • published

    21 Jun 2022

  • disclosed

    21 Jun 2022

  • credit

    Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade torvalds/linux to version v5.17-rc1 or higher.

Overview

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Heap-based Buffer Overflow in legacy_parse_param in which the length of data copied can be incremented beyond the width of the 1-page slab allocated for it.