Vulnerability identifier: #VU61996
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Linux Foundation
The vulnerability allows a local application to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error in dma_buf. A local user can trigger a race between closing the dmabuf file and reading the dmabuf's debug info and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.
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Vulnerable software versions
Linux kernel: All versions
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?