A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Linux Kernel up to 5.15.7. This vulnerability affects the function seg6_do_srh_encap of the file net/ipv4/ip_input.c. The manipulation leads to null pointer dereference.

This vulnerability was named CVE-2021-47515. The attack can only be done within the local network. There is no exploit available.

It is recommended to upgrade the affected component.