Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1600268
CVE-2018-5873 kernel: use-after-free in __ns_get_path()
Last modified: 2018-08-24 08:20:41 EDT
An issue was discovered in the __ns_get_path function in fs/nsfs.c in the Linux kernel before 4.11. Due to a race condition when accessing files, a Use After Free condition can occur. A local attacker may be able to leverage this fault to escalate privileges on the system.