CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Nov 9, 2023
Updated: May 22, 2024
CWE ID 416


CVE-2023-39198 is a race condition vulnerability found in the QXL driver in the Linux kernel. It affects multiple products, including Qtrc2o, ohMfk4, and Qtrc2i. The vulnerability allows an attacker to trigger a use-after-free issue by guessing the returned handle value, potentially leading to a denial of service or privilege escalation. The vulnerability has a high severity rating with a base score of 7.5 and requires high privileges to exploit. The attack vector is local, and it impacts both confidentiality and integrity.


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