CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 20, 2023
Updated: Jan 12, 2024
CWE ID 843


CVE-2023-42464 is a Type Confusion vulnerability found in the Spotlight RPC functions in Netatalk 3.1.x before 3.1.17. This vulnerability affects various products, including jsNHiU, s1G9Ta, U8qqTE, and others. The vulnerability arises from a lack of type checking in the dalloc_value_for_key() function, allowing a malicious actor to control the value of a pointer and potentially achieve remote code execution on the host. The severity of this vulnerability is rated as CRITICAL with a base score of 9.8 according to [email protected], and it poses a high risk to organizations due to its potential impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Remediation for this vulnerability involves updating Netatalk to version 3.1.17 or later.

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