CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Jul 17, 2023
Updated: Jul 27, 2023


CVE-2023-38409 is a vulnerability found in the Linux kernel before version 6.2.12. It affects multiple products, including ohMfk7, Qtrc2o, and Qtrc2i. The vulnerability allows an attacker with low privileges to desynchronize the fbcon_registered_fb and fbcon_display arrays in fbcon_mode_deleted, resulting in a potential loss of availability. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as MEDIUM, with a base score of 5.5 according to NIST. To remediate the vulnerability, it is recommended to update the affected products to a version of the Linux kernel that is equal to or higher than 6.2.12.


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