CVSS 3.1 Score 8.1 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 9, 2023
Updated: Jan 9, 2024
CWE ID 362


CVE-2023-41915, also known as OpenPMIx PMIx before 4.2.6 and 5.0.x before 5.0.1, is a vulnerability that allows attackers to gain ownership of arbitrary files through a race condition during the execution of library code with UID 0. This vulnerability affects various products, including srBgAN, srBgAM, srBgAP, srBgAO, srBgAJ, srBgAI, srBgAL, srBgAK, and many more. To remediate this vulnerability, it is recommended to update to OpenPMIx PMIx version 4.2.6 or 5.0.x version 5.0.1 or higher. If left unaddressed, this vulnerability poses a high danger to organizations as it can be exploited by attackers to gain unauthorized access to sensitive files and potentially compromise the integrity and confidentiality of the affected systems or network resources.


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