SSD Advisory – Linux Kernel AF_PACKET Use-After-Free

Vulnerabilities summary The following advisory describes a use-after-free vulnerability found in Linux Kernel’s implementation of AF_PACKET that can lead to privilege escalation. AF_PACKET sockets “allow users to send or receive packets on the device driver level. This for example lets them to implement their own protocol on top of the physical layer or to sniff … Continue reading SSD Advisory – Linux Kernel AF_PACKET Use-After-Free

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