A race condition was found in the Linux kernel's IP framework for transforming packets (XFRM subsystem) when multiple calls to xfrm_probe_algs occurred simultaneously. This flaw could allow a local attacker to potentially trigger an out-of-bounds write or leak kernel heap memory by performing an out-of-bounds read and copying it into a socket.
Published 2022-08-31 16:15:12
Updated 2023-05-26 19:42:22
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory Corruption

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-3028

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-2022-3028

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-2022-3028

  • The product reads data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: secalert@redhat.com (Secondary)
  • 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)
    • secalert@redhat.com (Secondary)
  • The product does not properly acquire or release a lock on a resource, leading to unexpected resource state changes and behaviors.
    Assigned by: secalert@redhat.com (Secondary)
  • The product writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • secalert@redhat.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2022-3028

Products affected by CVE-2022-3028

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