Data Processing Errors
The nft_flush_table function in net/netfilter/nf_tables_api.c in the Linux kernel before 3.18.5 mishandles the interaction between cross-chain jumps and ruleset flushes, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability.
CWE-19 - Data Processing Errors
Weaknesses in this category are typically found in functionality that processes data. Data processing is the manipulation of input to retrieve or save information.