CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Jan 12, 2024
Updated: Jan 22, 2024


CVE-2023-28899 is a cyber vulnerability that affects Skoda vehicles. By sending a specific reset UDS request through the OBDII port, an attacker can cause the vehicle engine to shut down and deny service to other vehicle components, even while the vehicle is moving at high speeds. However, no safety critical functions are impacted by this vulnerability. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as MEDIUM, with a base score of 5.5 out of 10. To exploit this vulnerability, low privileges are required and there is no user interaction necessary. The attack vector is considered to be local, and the availability impact is rated as HIGH. It is recommended that Skoda vehicle owners update their software or firmware to remediate this vulnerability and mitigate potential risks to their organization or personal safety.

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