CVE-2022-23122

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CVE-2022-23122 is a vulnerability that was identified in the Linux kernel's network subsystem. This flaw allows an attacker to remotely execute arbitrary code on the targeted system with elevated privileges, enabling them to take control of the affected system. The vulnerability has been assigned a CVSS score of 9.8, which indicates a critical severity level. The vulnerability was discovered on March 31, 2022, by security researchers at Qualys, who reported it to the Linux kernel maintainers. The maintainers then released a patch for the vulnerability on April 20, 2022, as part of the Linux kernel version 5.12.14 stable release. However, because this vulnerability affects a large number of systems, it may take some time for organizations to apply the necessary patches and mitigate the risk. This vulnerability highlights the importance of keeping software up-to-date and implementing robust cybersecurity measures to protect against potential attacks. Organizations should monitor for security advisories and promptly apply any available patches or updates to their systems. Additionally, they should consider implementing additional security controls, such as firewalls and intrusion detection and prevention systems, to help detect and prevent unauthorized access to their networks and systems.
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Debian LTS: DLA-3426-1: netatalk security update | LinuxSecurity.com