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Debian: CVE-2022-38096: linux -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2022-38096: linux -- security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/09/2022
Created
06/28/2024
Added
06/27/2024
Modified
07/03/2024

Description

A NULL pointer dereference vulnerability was found in vmwgfx driver in drivers/gpu/vmxgfx/vmxgfx_execbuf.c in GPU component of Linux kernel with device file '/dev/dri/renderD128 (or Dxxx)'. This flaw allows a local attacker with a user account on the system to gain privilege, causing a denial of service(DoS).

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux

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