A use-after-free flaw was found in xgene_hwmon_remove in drivers/hwmon/xgene-hwmon.c in the Hardware Monitoring Linux Kernel Driver (xgene-hwmon). This flaw could allow a local attacker to crash the system due to a race problem. This vulnerability could even lead to a kernel information leak problem.
Published 2023-04-05 20:15:08
Updated 2023-08-02 17:12:27
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory Corruption

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2023-1855

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2023-1855

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.3
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H
1.0
5.2
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2023-1855

  • Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • secalert@redhat.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2023-1855

Products affected by CVE-2023-1855

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