March 14, 2022 at 08:34PM

■■■■■ Zero-Day: New Linux Bug in Netfilter Firewall Module Lets Attackers Gain Root Access.

Tracked as CVE-2022-25636 (CVSS score: 7.8), the vulnerability impacts Linux kernel versions 5.4 through 5.6.10 and is a result of a heap out-of-bounds write in the netfilter subcomponent in the kernel. The issue was discovered by Nick Gregory, a research scientist at Capsule8.