CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jul 18, 2023
Updated: Dec 22, 2023
CWE ID 193


CVE-2023-38429 is a critical vulnerability in the Linux kernel before version 6.3.4. It affects multiple products including ohMfk7, rh66fh, and pKnQKR. The vulnerability stems from an off-by-one error in memory allocation in ksmbd's connection.c file, potentially leading to out-of-bounds access. The risk score is 67 out of 100, indicating a high potential danger to organizations. The base severity is rated as CRITICAL with a base score of 9.8 out of 10. To remediate the vulnerability, organizations should update their Linux kernel to version 6.3.4 or newer.


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