CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Feb 22, 2024
Updated: Mar 23, 2024
CWE ID 248


CVE-2023-3966 is a vulnerability found in multiple versions of Open vSwitch. It is susceptible to crafted Geneve packets, which can lead to a denial of service and invalid memory accesses. To trigger this vulnerability, hardware offloading via the netlink path must be enabled. The risk score for this vulnerability is 28, indicating a high severity level. The exploitability score is 3.9, and the base score is 7.5. There are no requirements for privileges or user interaction for exploitation, and the attack vector is through the network. The impact of this vulnerability does not affect integrity or confidentiality but has a high availability impact.

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