A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the Linux kernel’s Amateur Radio AX.25 protocol functionality in the way a user connects with the protocol. This flaw allows a local user to crash the system.
Published 2022-08-31 16:15:09
Updated 2022-09-06 19:33:31
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory Corruption

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-1205

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-1205

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
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
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2022-1205

  • Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code.
    Assigned by: secalert@redhat.com (Secondary)
  • 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:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • secalert@redhat.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2022-1205

Products affected by CVE-2022-1205

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