Bug 2078456 (CVE-2022-29582)

Summary: CVE-2022-29582 kernel: Race condition that allows container escape to system root
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Alex <allarkin>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact:
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Priority: medium    
Version: unspecifiedCC: acaringi, adscvr, airlied, alciregi, bdettelb, bhu, brdeoliv, bskeggs, chwhite, dhoward, dvlasenk, fhrbata, fpacheco, hdegoede, hkrzesin, hpa, jarod, jarodwilson, jburrell, jfaracco, jforbes, jglisse, jlelli, joe.lawrence, jonathan, josef, jshortt, jstancek, jwboyer, jwyatt, kcarcia, kernel-maint, kernel-mgr, lgoncalv, linville, lzampier, masami256, mchehab, nmurray, ptalbert, qzhao, rvrbovsk, scweaver, steved, swood, vkumar, walters, williams
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: kernel 5.18 rc2 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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A use-after-free flaw was found in the Linux kernel’s io_uring interface subsystem in the way a user triggers a race condition between timeout flush and removal. This flaw allows a local user to crash or escalate their privileges on the system.
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Last Closed: 2022-04-25 20:46:00 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 2078476    
Bug Blocks: 2078145    

Description Alex 2022-04-25 11:36:02 UTC
A flaw use-after-free found in Linux Kernel fs/io_uring.c that is result of race condition in io_uring timeouts.
This flaw may allow a local attacker to escalate privileges.


Comment 2 Alex 2022-04-25 12:34:42 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2078476]

Comment 3 Product Security DevOps Team 2022-04-25 20:45:56 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):


Comment 4 Justin M. Forbes 2022-04-28 12:37:39 UTC
This was fixed for Fedora with the 5.16.20 stable kernels (and in the 5.17.3 F36 kernel)