CVSS 3.1 Score 3.3 of 10 (low)


Published Jul 24, 2023
Updated: Apr 17, 2024
CWE ID 281


CVE-2023-1386 is a vulnerability affecting the 9p passthrough filesystem (9pfs) implementation in QEMU. The flaw allows local users in the guest to write executable files with SUID or SGID, which are not correctly dropped. In rare circumstances, this vulnerability can be exploited by malicious users in the guest to elevate their privileges within the guest and potentially help a host local user to elevate privileges on the host. The affected products include various versions of QEMU and other related software. Remediation for this vulnerability involves applying the necessary patches or updates provided by QEMU or the relevant vendors. This vulnerability has a low base severity score of 3.3 and low impact on integrity and confidentiality.


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