|CVSS SCORE||6.9, (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)|
The specific flaw exists within the handling of xfrm states. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a memory access past the end of an allocated buffer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to elevate privileges and execute arbitrary code under the context of the kernel.
Linux has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
|CREDIT||Chaitin Security Research Lab