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CVE-2022-0500 Detail

Current Description

A flaw was found in unrestricted eBPF usage by the BPF_BTF_LOAD, leading to a possible out-of-bounds memory write in the Linux kernel’s BPF subsystem due to the way a user loads BTF. This flaw allows a local user to crash or escalate their privileges on the system.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2044578 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=20b2aff4bc15bda809f994761d5719827d66c0b4 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=216e3cd2f28dbbf1fe86848e0e29e6693b9f0a20 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=34d3a78c681e8e7844b43d1a2f4671a04249c821 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=3c4807322660d4290ac9062c034aed6b87243861 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=48946bd6a5d695c50b34546864b79c1f910a33c1 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=c25b2ae136039ffa820c26138ed4a5e5f3ab3841 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=cf9f2f8d62eca810afbd1ee6cc0800202b000e57 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20220519-0001/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST   Contributor acceptance level Red Hat, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2022-0500
NVD Published Date:
03/25/2022
NVD Last Modified:
05/19/2022
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.