CVSS 3.1 Score 8.1 of 10 (high)


Published Apr 17, 2024
Updated: Apr 18, 2024
CWE ID 119


The vulnerability, identified as CVE-2023-4232, affects the ofono software on Linux systems. It is caused by a stack overflow bug in the decode_status_report() function during SMS decoding. The flaw can be exploited by a compromised modem, a malicious base station, or through SMS. Although a bound check for memcpy length exists in decode_submit(), it was overlooked in decode_status_report(). This vulnerability poses a high risk to organizations as it can lead to unauthorized access, data integrity compromise, and confidentiality breaches. To remediate this issue, users are advised to apply the latest security patches and updates provided by the software vendor.


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