Vulnerability identifier: #VU59811
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
Vendor: Linux Foundation
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error within the unix_scm_to_skb() function of af_unix.c in Linux kernel. A local user can run a specially crafted program to trigger a race condition and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.
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