CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jun 13, 2023
Updated: May 17, 2024
CWE ID 354


CVE-2023-31438 is a vulnerability discovered in systemd 253. The issue allows an attacker to truncate a sealed log file and then resume log sealing in a way that the integrity check does not detect any modifications. The vendor has disputed this finding, denying that it is a security vulnerability. The affected product is systemd 253. No remediation steps are provided, and the potential danger posed to an organization is not specified. This vulnerability has a base severity rating of "MEDIUM" according to NVD, with an exploitability score of 3.9 out of 10.

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