An out-of-bounds memory access flaw was found in the Linux kernel Intel’s iSMT SMBus host controller driver in the way a user triggers the I2C_SMBUS_BLOCK_DATA (with the ioctl I2C_SMBUS) with malicious input data. This flaw allows a local user to crash the system.
Published 2022-08-22 15:15:16
Updated 2023-05-03 14:15:11
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-2873

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-2022-2873

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
1.8
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2022-2873

  • The product does not correctly calculate the size to be used when allocating a buffer, which could lead to a buffer overflow.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • secalert@redhat.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2022-2873

Products affected by CVE-2022-2873

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