An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 5.16-rc6. amvdec_set_canvases in drivers/staging/media/meson/vdec/vdec_helpers.c lacks check of the return value of kzalloc() and will cause the null pointer dereference.
Published 2022-12-14 21:15:13
Updated 2022-12-16 21:17:14
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory Corruption

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-3112

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 7 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-3112

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-2022-3112

  • A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.
    Assigned by: secalert@redhat.com (Primary)

References for CVE-2022-3112

Products affected by CVE-2022-3112

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