CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 15, 2023
Updated: Jan 11, 2024
CWE ID 131


CVE-2023-45871 is a vulnerability that affects the IGB driver in the Linux kernel before version 6.5.3. The vulnerability arises from an inadequate buffer size for frames larger than the MTU. The vulnerability has a base severity of HIGH with a base score of 7.5 according to NIST's rating. It does not require any special privileges or user interaction to exploit and can be exploited from an adjacent network. The potential impact of this vulnerability is high, as it can lead to integrity and confidentiality issues within affected systems. Organizations can mitigate this vulnerability by updating their systems to the latest version of the Linux kernel that includes the necessary patches and fixes.

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