CVE-2022-47522

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CVE-2022-47522 is a vulnerability that has been identified in the Linux kernel, which is used by many operating systems. This vulnerability allows an attacker to gain root access to a vulnerable system, which would give them complete control over the machine and any data stored on it. The flaw arises due to a missing check in the code that handles memory allocation for certain processes. An attacker can exploit this flaw by sending specially crafted packets to a vulnerable system, which triggers the memory allocation error and allows the attacker to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges. The vulnerability was first discovered on February 11, 2022, and reported to the Linux kernel security team. The team confirmed the issue and released a patch on March 29, 2022. The patch fixes the flaw by adding the necessary checks to prevent the memory allocation error from occurring. However, it is important to note that not all systems have been updated with the patch, leaving them vulnerable to possible attacks. If left unpatched, this vulnerability poses a severe threat to users of affected systems, as attackers could potentially gain full control over the system and steal sensitive data or install malware. As such, it is critical for users to ensure that their systems are up-to-date with the latest security patches and software updates, and to monitor for any signs of suspicious activity. It is also recommended to limit network access to vulnerable systems to minimize the potential attack surface.
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CERT-EU
a year ago
Hackear redes WI-FI WPA1, WPA2 Y WPA3 usando la vulnerabilidad del estándar WI-FI 802.11
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