CVSS 3.1 Score 8.1 of 10 (high)


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


CVE-2023-45842 is a data integrity vulnerability that affects Buildroot 2023.08.1 and Buildroot dev commit 622698d7847. The vulnerability is related to the `mxsldr` package and can be exploited through a specially crafted man-in-the-middle attack, potentially leading to arbitrary command execution in the builder. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH, with a base score of 8.1 according to the CVSS v3.1 scoring system. The impact includes high integrity and confidentiality impact, with an exploitability score of 2.2. Organizations using affected versions of Buildroot should apply remediation measures promptly to mitigate the potential danger posed by this vulnerability.


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