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Use After Free

CVE-2023-26606

Severity High
Score 7.8/10

Summary

In the Linux kernel 6.0.8, there is a use-after-free in ntfs_trim_fs in fs/ntfs3/bitmap.c.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • 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.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published