Vulnerability Details : CVE-2022-3303

A race condition flaw was found in the Linux kernel sound subsystem due to improper locking. It could lead to a NULL pointer dereference while handling the SNDCTL_DSP_SYNC ioctl. A privileged local user (root or member of the audio group) could use this flaw to crash the system, resulting in a denial of service condition
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionDenial of service
Published 2022-09-27 23:15:16
Updated 2022-12-03 02:50:03
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-3303

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.04%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 6 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-3303

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Source
4.7
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
1.0
3.6
nvd@nist.gov

CWE ids for CVE-2022-3303

  • The product contains a code sequence that can run concurrently with other code, and the code sequence requires temporary, exclusive access to a shared resource, but a timing window exists in which the shared resource can be modified by another code sequence that is operating concurrently.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Secondary)
    • secalert@redhat.com (Primary)
  • A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.
    Assigned by: secalert@redhat.com (Primary)
  • The product does not properly acquire or release a lock on a resource, leading to unexpected resource state changes and behaviors.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Secondary)
    • secalert@redhat.com (Primary)

References for CVE-2022-3303

Products affected by CVE-2022-3303

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