An out-of-bounds (OOB) memory write flaw was found in the Linux kernel’s watch_queue event notification subsystem. This flaw can overwrite parts of the kernel state, potentially allowing a local user to gain privileged access or cause a denial of service on the system.
Published 2022-03-25 19:15:11
Updated 2023-11-09 14:44:34
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-0995

0.05%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 19 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2022-0995

  • Watch Queue Out of Bounds Write
    Disclosure Date: 2022-03-14
    First seen: 2022-12-23
    exploit/linux/local/cve_2022_0995_watch_queue
    This module exploits a vulnerability in the Linux Kernel's watch_queue event notification system. It relies on a heap out-of-bounds write in kernel memory. The exploit may fail on the first attempt so multiple attempts may be needed. Note that the exploit can

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-0995

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.2
HIGH AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.9
10.0
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2022-0995

  • The product writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • secalert@redhat.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2022-0995

Products affected by CVE-2022-0995

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