CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 30, 2024
Updated: Feb 8, 2024
CWE ID 416


CVE-2024-21803 is a Use After Free vulnerability in the Linux kernel on Linux, x86, ARM (bluetooth modules). It affects Linux kernel versions from v2.6.12-rc2 to v6.8-rc1. The vulnerability allows for local execution of code. The base severity is rated as HIGH, with a base score of 7.8 and an impact score of 5.9. The potential danger it poses to an organization includes the potential for unauthorized code execution, which could lead to data breaches or system compromise. The vulnerability can be remediated by applying the necessary security patches or updates provided by the Linux distribution or vendor.

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