CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jun 28, 2023
Updated: Jul 6, 2023
CWE ID 476


CVE-2023-3359 is a vulnerability found in the Linux kernel that affects multiple products. The vulnerability, known as NULL Pointer Dereference, occurs due to a lack of checking the return value of kzalloc(). It has a CVSS score of 5.5, indicating a medium severity. The vulnerability can be exploited locally with low privileges and does not require any user interaction. It poses a potential danger to organizations as it may lead to a denial-of-service (DoS) attack, impacting the availability of affected systems. To remediate the vulnerability, organizations should apply the latest patches and updates provided by the Linux kernel developers.

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