Bug 2151644 (CVE-2022-3629) - CVE-2022-3629 kernel: memory leak in the function vsock_connect of Virtual Socket Protocol
Summary: CVE-2022-3629 kernel: memory leak in the function vsock_connect of Virtual So...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2022-3629
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Depends On: 2151645 2151647 2151648
Blocks: 2137102
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Reported: 2022-12-07 17:45 UTC by Alex
Modified: 2023-09-26 21:13 UTC (History)
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A memory leak flaw was found in the Linux kernel’s Virtual Socket Protocol. This flaw allows a local user to crash the system.
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Description Alex 2022-12-07 17:45:48 UTC
A vulnerability was found in Linux Kernel. Affected by this issue is the function vsock_connect of the file net/vmw_vsock/af_vsock.c that is part of the Virtual Socket Protocol. The manipulation leads to memory leak.

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https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/klassert/ipsec-next.git/commit/?id=7e97cfed9929eaabc41829c395eb0d1350fccb9d
https://vuldb.com/?id.211930

Comment 1 Alex 2022-12-07 17:46:13 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2151645]

Comment 4 Justin M. Forbes 2022-12-08 16:09:48 UTC
This was fixed for Fedora with the 5.19.4 stable kernel updates.


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