CVSS 3.1 Score 8.1 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 5, 2023
Updated: Dec 11, 2023
CWE ID 494


CVE-2023-43608 is a data integrity vulnerability that affects Buildroot 2023.08.1 and dev commit 622698d7847. It allows for arbitrary command execution in the builder through a specially crafted man-in-the-middle attack. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH, with a base score of 8.1, and poses a potential danger to organizations as it can lead to unauthorized command execution. The vulnerability has an impact on integrity and confidentiality, with an exploitability score of 2.2. No user interaction or privileges are required for exploitation, and the attack vector is through the network. Remediation measures should be taken promptly to mitigate the risk posed by this vulnerability in affected Buildroot versions.


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