CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Jan 23, 2024
Updated: Jan 30, 2024
CWE ID 416


The vulnerability with the CVE ID name CVE-2024-23848 affects the Linux kernel through version 6.7.1. It is categorized as a "Use After Free" vulnerability, with a severity rating of MEDIUM and a base score of 5.5 according to NVD at NIST. The vulnerability has an exploitability score of 1.8, indicating a low level of difficulty for exploitation. The attack vector is LOCAL, requiring low privileges and no user interaction. It has no impact on integrity or confidentiality but can have a high impact on availability. The vulnerability can be remediated by updating to a patched version of the Linux kernel. It poses potential danger to organizations as it can be exploited by attackers to cause denial of service or execute arbitrary code on affected systems running the vulnerable Linux kernel versions.

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