Linux Kernel up to 6.0.9 USB Device Remove xillyusb.c use after free

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6.3$5k-$25k0.00

A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Linux Kernel up to 6.0.9 (Operating System). This affects an unknown code of the file drivers/char/xillybus/xillyusb.c of the component USB Device Remove Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a use after free vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-416. Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 6.0.9. drivers/char/xillybus/xillyusb.c has a race condition and use-after-free during physical removal of a USB device.

The weakness was published 11/25/2022. The advisory is shared at lore.kernel.org. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2022-45888 since 11/25/2022. 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 11/25/2022).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.3

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.3
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Exploitinginfo

Class: Use after free
CWE: CWE-416 / CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined

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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: no mitigation known
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Timelineinfo

11/25/2022 Advisory disclosed
11/25/2022 +0 days CVE reserved
11/25/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
11/25/2022 +0 days VulDB last update

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: kernel.org

Advisory: lore.kernel.org
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-45888 (🔒)

Entryinfo

Created: 11/25/2022 08:34 AM
Changes: 11/25/2022 08:34 AM (39)
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