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Improper Locking

CVE-2022-20016

Severity Medium
Score 6.7/10

Summary

In vow driver, there is a possible memory corruption due to improper locking. This could lead to local escalation of privilege with System execution privileges needed. User interaction is not needed for exploitation. Patch ID: ALPS05862986; Issue ID: ALPS05862986.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-667 - Improper Locking

The software does not properly acquire or release a lock on a resource, leading to unexpected resource state changes and behaviors.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published