CVSS 3.1 Score 7.0 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 11, 2024
Updated: Feb 1, 2024
CWE ID 416


CVE-2023-51780 is a high-severity vulnerability found in the Linux kernel before version 6.6.8. The vulnerability, categorized as CWE-416 (Use After Free), affects multiple products. It is caused by a use-after-free issue in the do_vcc_ioctl function in net/atm/ioctl.c, resulting from a vcc_recvmsg race condition. The vulnerability has a base score of 7.0 and impact score of 5.9 according to CVSS v3.1. The exploitability score is rated at 1.0, indicating an easy exploit with low privileges required and no user interaction needed. The vulnerability's attack vector is local, posing a potential danger to organizations using the affected products as it could lead to high integrity and confidentiality impacts, compromising system availability as well. No remediation information or specific danger analysis was provided for this vulnerability.

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