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Date:   Wed, 22 Jun 2022 16:06:18 -0700
From:   Kees Cook <>
To:     Muni Sekhar <>
        LKML <>
Subject: Re: Linux: Use-After-Free exploitation

On Wed, Jun 22, 2022 at 11:38:39AM +0530, Muni Sekhar wrote:
> Use-After-Free bugs result in kernel crashes. If these bugs result in
> kernel crashes then how is it possible to exploit this vulnerability
> for local privilege escalation?

There are many examples of manipulating memory layout in a way that an
attacker can control. For example, see:

Kees Cook

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