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Alma Linux: CVE-2022-22942: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2022-0825)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2022-22942: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2022-0825)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/10/2022
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/13/2022

Description

A use-after-free flaw was found in the Linux kernel’s vmw_execbuf_copy_fence_user function in drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_execbuf.c in vmwgfx. This flaw allows a local attacker with user privileges to cause a privilege escalation problem.

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs-devel

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