SSD Advisory – Linux Kernel XFRM Privilege Escalation

Vulnerability Summary The following advisory describes a Use-after-free vulnerability found in Linux kernel that can lead to privilege escalation. The vulnerability found in Netlink socket subsystem – XFRM. Netlink is used to transfer information between the kernel and user-space processes. It consists of a standard sockets-based interface for user space processes and an internal kernel … Continue reading SSD Advisory – Linux Kernel XFRM Privilege Escalation

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