CVE-2023-42755

CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Oct 5, 2023
Updated: Jan 11, 2024
CWE ID 125

Summary

CVE-2023-42755 is a vulnerability in the Linux kernel's IPv4 Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP) classifier. It affects multiple products including ohMfk7, Qtrc2o, and ohMfk4. The vulnerability allows a local user to crash the system and cause a denial of service by exploiting an out-of-bounds read in the rsvp_classify function. The vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM with a base score of 5.5 according to NIST's CVSS 3.1 scoring system. The exploitability score is 1.8, indicating that it can be easily exploited. The potential danger to an organization is that it can lead to system crashes and denial of service situations, impacting availability.

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