A use-after-free flaw was found in the Linux kernel in log_replay in fs/ntfs3/fslog.c in the NTFS journal. This flaw allows a local attacker to crash the system and leads to a kernel information leak problem.
Published 2022-08-05 17:15:08
Updated 2023-08-04 17:51:56
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory Corruption

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-1973

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-2022-1973

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
7.1
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H
1.8
5.2
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2022-1973

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

References for CVE-2022-1973

Products affected by CVE-2022-1973

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