Use After Free Affecting torvalds/linux Open this link in a new tab package, versions [,5.16-rc8)


0.0
high
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • Confidentiality

    High

  • Integrity

    High

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-UNMANAGED-TORVALDSLINUX-2933100

  • published

    21 Jun 2022

  • disclosed

    21 Jun 2022

  • credit

    Jann Horn

How to fix?

Upgrade torvalds/linux to version 5.16-rc8 or higher.

Overview

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Use After Free when a user triggers write(). A local user could use this flaw to get some unauthorized access to some data from the FUSE filesystem and as result potentially privilege escalation too.