A race condition was found in the way the Linux kernel's memory subsystem handled the copy-on-write (COW) breakage of private read-only shared memory mappings. This flaw allows an unprivileged, local user to gain write access to read-only memory mappings, increasing their privileges on the system.
Published 2022-08-31 16:15:11
Updated 2023-05-26 19:42:29
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-2590

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-2022-2590

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
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-2022-2590

References for CVE-2022-2590

Products affected by CVE-2022-2590

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