CVE-2023-42524

CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Sep 18, 2023
Updated: Sep 22, 2023
CWE ID 835

Summary

CVE-2023-42524 is a vulnerability that affects certain WithSecure products, including WithSecure Client Security 15, WithSecure Server Security 15, WithSecure Email and Server Security 15, WithSecure Elements Endpoint Protection 17 and later, WithSecure Client Security for Mac 15, WithSecure Elements Endpoint Protection for Mac 17 and later, Linux Security 64 12.0, Linux Protection 12.0, and WithSecure Atlant (formerly F-Secure Atlant) 1.0.35-1. The vulnerability allows for an infinite loop in the scanning engine via unspecified file types. It has a high severity rating with a base score of 7.5 and poses a potential danger to organizations as it can lead to denial of service due to the availability impact it causes. There is no user interaction or privileges required for exploitation, and the attack vector is through the network. The vulnerability has not been changed since its discovery and has an exploitability score of 3.9 according to [email protected].

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