CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 27, 2023
Updated: Jan 11, 2024
CWE ID 416


CVE-2023-5197 is a use-after-free vulnerability in the Linux kernel's netfilter: nf_tables component. It affects various products, including ohMfk7, ohMfk6, ohMfk5, and ohMfk4. The vulnerability can be exploited to achieve local privilege escalation. To remediate it, upgrading past commit f15f29fd4779be8a418b66e9d52979bb6d6c2325 is recommended. The vulnerability poses a high danger to organizations as it has a base severity rating of HIGH and can lead to confidentiality and integrity impacts. The exploitability score is 1.8 out of 10, indicating it is relatively easy to exploit.

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