CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jul 4, 2023
Updated: Apr 12, 2024
CWE ID 119
CWE ID 787


CVE-2023-21637 is a vulnerability that affects Linux systems when calling system configuration APIs. The vulnerability involves memory corruption and has a base severity rating of HIGH. It requires low privileges and user interaction is not required for exploitation. The attack vector is local, meaning an attacker needs to have access to the targeted system. The vulnerability has a high impact on both integrity and confidentiality, with the potential for unauthorized access to sensitive information or manipulation of system operations. Remediation measures should be taken promptly to address this vulnerability and prevent potential attacks.

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