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LIN1021-4199 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2022-2959

Created: Aug 24, 2022    Updated: Sep 27, 2022
Resolved Date: Sep 26, 2022
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux LTS 21
Component/s: Kernel


A race condition was found in the Linux kernel's watch queue due to a missing lock in pipe_resize_ring(). The specific flaw exists within the handling of pipe buffers. The issue results from the lack of proper locking when performing operations on an object. This flaw allows a local user to crash the system or escalate their privileges on the system.


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