SUSE update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 28 for SLE 15 SP1)

Published: 2022-08-09

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 6 vulnerabilities.

1) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU63418

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-1419

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error in vgem_gem_dumb_create() function in Linux kernel. A local user can trigger a use-after-free error and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.


Update the affected package the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 28 for SLE 15 SP1) to the latest version.

Vulnerable software versions

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications: 15-SP1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server: 15-SP1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching: 15-SP1

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing: 15-SP1

kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-197_105-default: before 8-150100.2.2

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials a ..

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