Linux Kernel IPsec nfp_cppcore.c area_cache_get use after free
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A vulnerability has been found in Linux Kernel (Operating System) (affected version unknown) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is the function
area_cache_get of the file drivers/net/ethernet/netronome/nfp/nfpcore/nfp_cppcore.c of the component IPsec. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a use after free vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-416. Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
The weakness was published 10/17/2022. The advisory is shared at git.kernel.org. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2022-3545. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 11/09/2022).
Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at git.kernel.org.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
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ExploitingClass: Use after free
CWE: CWE-416 / CWE-119
Status: Not defined
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Timeline10/17/2022 Advisory disclosed
10/17/2022 +0 days CVE reserved
10/17/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
11/09/2022 +23 days VulDB last update
CVE: CVE-2022-3545 (🔒)
EntryCreated: 10/17/2022 01:24 PM
Updated: 11/09/2022 04:52 PM
Changes: 10/17/2022 01:24 PM (41), 11/09/2022 04:45 PM (2), 11/09/2022 04:52 PM (21)
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