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Use After Free

CVE-2022-46395

Severity High
Score 8.8/10

Summary

An issue was discovered in the Arm Mali GPU Kernel Driver. A non-privileged user can make improper GPU processing operations to gain access to already freed memory. This affects Midgard r0p0 through r32p0, Bifrost r0p0 through r41p0 before r42p0, Valhall r19p0 through r41p0 before r42p0, and Avalon r41p0 before r42p0.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-416 - Use After Free

Use-after-free (UaF) vulnerability occurs when the application is using a pointer to memory that has been freed. Any attempt to read/write to a buffer after it is de-allocated allows memory corruption, sensitive information exposure, and can potentially lead to arbitrary code execution.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published