CVE-2021-3715

high

Description

A flaw was found in the "Routing decision" classifier in the Linux kernel's Traffic Control networking subsystem in the way it handled changing of classification filters, leading to a use-after-free condition. This flaw allows unprivileged local users to escalate their privileges on the system. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality, integrity, as well as system availability.

References

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=ef299cc3fa1a9e1288665a9fdc8bff55629fd359

Details

Source: Mitre, NVD

Published: 2022-03-02

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Severity: High

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Severity: High