An integer overflow flaw was found in the Linux kernel’s virtio device driver code in the way a user triggers the vhost_vdpa_config_validate function. This flaw allows a local user to crash or potentially escalate their privileges on the system.
Published 2022-03-30 16:15:11
Updated 2023-03-01 20:16:12
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Overflow

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-0998

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-2022-0998

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
7.2
HIGH AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.9
10.0
nvd@nist.gov
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
nvd@nist.gov

CWE ids for CVE-2022-0998

  • The product performs a calculation that can produce an integer overflow or wraparound, when the logic assumes that the resulting value will always be larger than the original value. This can introduce other weaknesses when the calculation is used for resource management or execution control.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • secalert@redhat.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2022-0998

Products affected by CVE-2022-0998

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