CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 31, 2023
Updated: Nov 8, 2023
CWE ID 787
CWE ID 122
CWE ID 120


CVE-2023-46256 is a critical vulnerability affecting PX4-Autopilot, a flight control solution for drones. Versions 1.14.0-rc1 and earlier are vulnerable to a heap buffer overflow in the parser function, which can lead to unexpected drone behavior. This vulnerability can be exploited by malicious applications even without a sensor malfunction, allowing the writing of large amounts of data to the heap memory area. As of now, no fixed version is available to address this issue. The vulnerability has a CVSS score of 9.8, indicating its high severity and potential impact on organizations using affected products.

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