CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 2, 2024
Updated: Apr 12, 2024
CWE ID 835


CVE-2023-43511 is a vulnerability that affects WLAN firmware when parsing IPv6 extension headers. It occurs when the firmware receives an IPv6 packet with "IPPROTO_NONE" as the next header. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH and a base score of 7.5. It has an exploitability score of 3.9 and an impact score of 3.6. The attack vector is through the network, and no user interaction or privileges are required for exploitation. The vulnerability can lead to a transient denial-of-service (DOS) condition. The potential danger it poses to organizations is high, as it can disrupt network availability. To remediate the vulnerability, patches or updates from the vendor may be required.

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