CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jul 21, 2023
Updated: Feb 2, 2024
CWE ID 416


CVE-2023-3776 is a use-after-free vulnerability found in the Linux kernel's net/sched: cls_fw component. It has a high severity rating with a base score of 7.8. The vulnerability can be exploited locally to achieve privilege escalation. The affected products include various versions of Linux kernel, and the recommended remediation is to upgrade past commit 0323bce598eea038714f941ce2b22541c46d488f. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is high, as it can allow an attacker to gain elevated privileges on the affected system, compromising its integrity and confidentiality.

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