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Debian: CVE-2022-4744: linux -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2022-4744: linux -- security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/30/2023
Created
05/05/2023
Added
05/01/2023
Modified
05/01/2023

Description

A double-free flaw was found in the Linux kernel’s TUN/TAP device driver functionality in how a user registers the device when the register_netdevice function fails (NETDEV_REGISTER notifier). This flaw allows a local user to crash or potentially escalate their privileges on the system.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux

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