CVSS 3.1 Score 7.0 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 22, 2023
Updated: Feb 18, 2024


CVE-2023-42465 is a vulnerability found in Sudo before version 1.9.15 that may enable row hammer attacks for authentication bypass or privilege escalation. This vulnerability affects various products including hPOW0x, hPOW0w, hPOW0z, qXFuAf, and more. The recommended remediation for this vulnerability is to update Sudo to version 1.9.15 or later. This vulnerability poses a high danger to organizations as it allows attackers to bypass authentication or escalate privileges, potentially leading to unauthorized access and compromise of sensitive information.

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