CVSS 3.1 Score 6.8 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 15, 2023
Updated: Dec 21, 2023
CWE ID 787
CWE ID 122


CVE-2023-33221 is a vulnerability that affects the function responsible for reading DesFire keys. The vulnerability allows for a heap-based buffer overflow, potentially leading to remote code execution on the targeted device. This vulnerability is particularly concerning if the Default DESFire key is being used. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as MEDIUM with a CVSS score of 6.8. The impact includes high integrity and confidentiality impacts, as well as high availability impact. There is no user interaction or privileges required for exploitation, and the attack vector is physical access to the device. It is recommended to remediate this vulnerability by applying relevant patches or updates provided by the vendor.

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