CVE-2021-43057

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.14.8. A use-after-free in selinux_ptrace_traceme (aka the SELinux handler for PTRACE_TRACEME) could be used by local attackers to cause memory corruption and escalate privileges, aka CID-a3727a8bac0a. This occurs because of an attempt to access the subjective credentials of another task.
Configurations

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cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Information

Published : 2021-10-28 04:15

Updated : 2021-11-25 07:15


NVD link : CVE-2021-43057

Mitre link : CVE-2021-43057


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Products Affected

linux

  • linux_kernel
CWE
CWE-416

Use After Free