CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jul 18, 2023
Updated: Nov 17, 2023
CWE ID 125
CWE ID 191


CVE-2023-38427 is a critical vulnerability found in the Linux kernel before version 6.3.8. The vulnerability affects multiple products, including ohMfk7, rh66fh, rh66fg, and pKnQKR. It is caused by an integer underflow and out-of-bounds read in deassemble_neg_contexts in ksmbd's fs/smb/server/smb2pdu.c. The vulnerability has a high potential danger to organizations as it can be exploited remotely without requiring any privileges or user interaction. It has a CVSSv3 base score of 9.8 out of 10, indicating its severity. To remediate the vulnerability, organizations should update their Linux kernel to version 6.3.8 or later when available.


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