CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 16, 2024
Updated: Jan 23, 2024
CWE ID 416


CVE-2024-0582 is a memory leak vulnerability found in the Linux kernel's io_uring functionality, affecting various products. The vulnerability occurs when a user registers a buffer ring, mmap()s it, and then frees it, allowing a local user to crash the system or potentially escalate privileges. The vulnerability has a base severity of HIGH and poses a potential danger to organizations as it could lead to unauthorized access and data compromise. To remediate this vulnerability, affected organizations should apply the latest security patches and updates provided by the Linux kernel developers.

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