A vulnerability was found in Linux Kernel up to 6.9.3. It has been rated as problematic. Affected by this issue is the function uart_handle_cts_change of the file drivers/tty/serial/serial_core.c. The manipulation leads to Privilege Escalation.

This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2024-38634. The attack needs to be approached within the local network. There is no exploit available.

It is recommended to upgrade the affected component.