A local privilege escalation vulnerability exists in the CloudLinux Lightweight Virtualized Environment (LVE) kernel module due to an overflow of a reference counter. Successful exploitation allows an authenticated local user to escalate their privileges to root, whereas an unsuccessful exploit may cause a kernel panic.
- Exodus Intelligence: EIP-ad32d249
- MITRE: CVE-2022-0492
- CVSSv2 Score: 6.6
- Exodus Intelligence
- Disclosed to affected vendor: April 21st, 2022
- Disclosed to public: January 13th, 2023
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