CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jul 31, 2023
Updated: Dec 29, 2023
CWE ID 416


CVE-2023-4004 is a use-after-free vulnerability that affects the Linux kernel's netfilter. This vulnerability can be triggered by a local user using the nft_pipapo_remove function without a NFT_SET_EXT_KEY_END element. The affected products include various versions of Linux kernel and other related software. The potential danger of this vulnerability is that it could allow the attacker to crash the system or potentially escalate their privileges on the affected system. The vulnerability has a high severity rating with a base score of 7.8, indicating a significant security risk.

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