A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Linux Kernel up to 6.1.76/6.6.15/6.7.3/6.8-rc2. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality in the library /build/work/knet/arch/x86/lib/retpoline.S of the component ipmr. The manipulation leads to null pointer dereference.

This vulnerability is known as CVE-2024-26626. The attack needs to be initiated within the local network. There is no exploit available.

It is recommended to upgrade the affected component.