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Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 23:20:48 +0100
From: Mathias Krause <>
To: "" <>
Subject: Re: CVE-2022-22942: Linux kernel: wrong file descriptor handling in
 the vmwgfx driver

Am 27.01.22 um 21:00 schrieb Mathias Krause:
> Exploiting this vulnerability requires an attacker to have access to
> either /dev/dri/card0 or /dev/dri/rendererD128 and be able to issue an
> ioctl() on the resulting file descriptor.

Forgot to mention, as per linux-distros' list policy, an exploit for the
vulnerability will be provided in 7 days, as one has been shared with
the linux-distros before.

Meanwhile the patch was merged into Linux mainline:


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