CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Feb 20, 2024
Updated: Mar 15, 2024
CWE ID 415


CVE-2023-52439 is a vulnerability found in the Linux kernel. The vulnerability is related to the uio module and specifically involves a use-after-free issue in the uio_open function. This vulnerability affects multiple products. To remediate the issue, it is recommended to update the Linux kernel to a version that resolves the problem. The vulnerability poses a high danger to organizations as it allows for potential privilege escalation and arbitrary code execution. The National Vulnerability Database (NVD) has rated this vulnerability as HIGH severity with a base score of 7.8 out of 10.

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