A race condition was found the Linux kernel in perf_event_open() which can be exploited by an unprivileged user to gain root privileges. The bug allows to build several exploit primitives such as kernel address information leak, arbitrary execution, etc.
Published 2022-09-01 21:15:09
Updated 2023-08-04 17:41:03
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-1729

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.05%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 13 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-1729

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
7.0
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.0
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2022-1729

  • 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 (Primary)
  • If two threads of execution use a resource simultaneously, there exists the possibility that resources may be used while invalid, in turn making the state of execution undefined.
    Assigned by: secalert@redhat.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2022-1729

Products affected by CVE-2022-1729

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