CVE-2023-5972

CVSS 3.1 Score 7.0 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Nov 23, 2023
Updated: Nov 30, 2023
CWE ID 476

Summary

CVE-2023-5972 is a high-severity vulnerability, categorized as a null pointer dereference flaw in the nft_inner.c functionality of netfilter in the Linux kernel. This vulnerability affects multiple products, including tQWKpH, tQWKpG, tQWKpF, tQWKpL, tQWKpK, tQWKpJ, s4Yc5K, and others. If exploited, a local user could crash the system or escalate their privileges on the affected system. The risk score is 26 out of 100, indicating a significant potential danger to organizations. To mitigate this vulnerability, users should apply the necessary patches or updates provided by the Linux kernel developers.

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