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Use After Free


Severity Medium
Score 6.7/10


In the Android kernel in the mnh driver there is possible memory corruption due to a use after free. This could lead to local escalation of privilege with System privileges required. User interaction is not needed for exploitation.

  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-416 - Use After Free

Use-after-free (UaF) vulnerability occurs when the application is using a pointer to memory that has been freed. Any attempt to read/write to a buffer after it is de-allocated allows memory corruption, sensitive information exposure, and can potentially lead to arbitrary code execution.


Advisory Timeline

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