Executive Summary

Name CVE-2022-3170 First vendor Publication 2022-09-13
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2022-09-16

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Overall CVSS Score 7.8
Base Score 7.8 Environmental Score 7.8
impact SubScore 5.9 Temporal Score 7.8
Exploitabality Sub Score 1.8
Attack Vector Local Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High Availability Impact High
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector :
Cvss Base Score N/A Attack Range N/A
Cvss Impact Score N/A Attack Complexity N/A
Cvss Expoit Score N/A Authentication N/A
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An out-of-bounds access issue was found in the Linux kernel sound subsystem. It could occur when the 'id->name' provided by the user did not end with '\0'. A privileged local user could pass a specially crafted name through ioctl() interface and crash the system or potentially escalate their privileges on the system.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-3170

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 8
Os 3460

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
MISC https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/5934d9a0383619c14df91af8fd76261dc3de...

Alert History

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Date Informations
2022-10-19 02:09:03
  • Multiple Updates
2022-10-11 13:14:27
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2022-10-11 01:25:14
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2022-09-16 09:27:14
  • Multiple Updates
2022-09-14 00:27:18
  • Multiple Updates
2022-09-13 21:27:12
  • First insertion