CVSS 3.1 Score 8.1 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 5, 2023
Updated: Dec 12, 2023
CWE ID 494


CVE-2023-45839 is a vulnerability that affects the package hash checking functionality of Buildroot 2023.08.1 and Buildroot dev commit 622698d7847. This vulnerability can be exploited through a specially crafted man-in-the-middle attack, which can result in arbitrary command execution in the builder. It is related to the `aufs-util` package. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH, with a base score of 8.1 according to Talos-CNA. The integrity and confidentiality impacts are also rated as HIGH. The exploitability score is 2.2, indicating a moderate level of difficulty for an attacker to exploit the vulnerability. It poses a potential danger to organizations using affected versions of Buildroot, as it allows unauthorized execution of commands and can lead to compromise of sensitive data or systems.

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