A flaw was found in the Xorg-x11-server. The specific flaw exists within the handling of ProcXkbSetDeviceInfo requests. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a memory access past the end of an allocated buffer. This flaw allows an attacker to escalate privileges and execute arbitrary code in the context of root.
Published 2022-09-01 21:15:09
Updated 2024-02-01 02:27:15
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-2320

0.08%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 34 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-2320

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
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-2022-2320

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

References for CVE-2022-2320

Products affected by CVE-2022-2320

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