CVSS 3.1 Score 7.0 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 11, 2024
Updated: Jan 18, 2024
CWE ID 416


CVE-2023-51782 is a high-severity vulnerability that affects the Linux kernel before version 6.6.8. It is categorized as a use-after-free vulnerability (CWE-416) and has a base score of 7.0 according to NVD. The vulnerability is exploitable locally with low privileges required and does not require user interaction. It poses a high impact on both integrity and confidentiality, with an availability impact also considered high. The vulnerability can be remediated by updating to the latest version of the Linux kernel.

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