CVE-2022-0500

NameCVE-2022-0500
DescriptionA 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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NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)stretch4.9.228-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.303-1fixed
buster4.19.235-1fixed
buster (security)4.19.232-1fixed
bullseye5.10.106-1vulnerable
bullseye (security)5.10.113-1vulnerable
bookworm5.17.3-1fixed
sid5.17.6-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcestretch(not affected)
linuxsourcebuster(not affected)
linuxsource(unstable)5.16.10-1

Notes

[buster] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[stretch] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2044578

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