CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Aug 7, 2023
Updated: Aug 9, 2023
CWE ID 120


CVE-2023-38922 is a buffer overflow vulnerability found in Netgear JWNR2000v2 v1.0.0.11, XWN5001 v0.4.1.1, and XAVN2001v2 v0.4.0.7. The vulnerability exists in the update_auth function and can be exploited through the http_passwd and http_username parameters, leading to multiple buffer overflows. The risk score for this vulnerability is 65, indicating a high severity level. The base score is 8.8 with a base severity of HIGH, and the exploitability score is 2.8 with LOW privileges required and no user interaction needed. The impact includes high integrity and confidentiality impacts, as well as high availability impact if exploited successfully through the network attack vector. Remediation measures are not specified in the provided information, but it is crucial for organizations using these affected products to apply any available security patches or updates promptly to mitigate the potential dangers posed by this vulnerability.


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