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Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2022 15:20:21 +0200
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: Linux Kernel use-after-free write in netfilter

On Tue, May 31, 2022 at 10:00:32AM +0100, EDG EDG wrote:
> A use-after-free write vulnerability was identified within the
> netfilter subsystem
> which can be exploited to achieve privilege escalation to root.
> In order to trigger the issue it requires the ability to create user/net
> namespaces.
> This issue has been fixed within the following commit:
> The issue was previously confirmed on the latest linux master (commit
> 143a6252e1b8ab424b4b293512a97cca7295c182) and we have confirmed it can be
> exploited for privilege escalation on Ubuntu 22.04 (Linux kernel
> 5.15.0-27-generic).
> # POC Code
>     printf("should have triggered KASAN\n");

While the message above included PoC code, there's now also a blog post
and GitHub repo with a full exploit:

"In this post, we have shown the process of exploiting CVE-2022-32250.
We were able to leak KASLR and overwrite modprobe_path by utilizing the
mqueue functions, and as a result, we successfully gained root
privileges in Ubuntu 22.04."


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