CVE-2023-46838

CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Jan 29, 2024
Updated: Feb 15, 2024
CWE ID 476

Summary

CVE-2023-46838 is a high-severity cyber vulnerability that affects multiple products, including Xen's virtual network protocol and Linux's core networking code. The vulnerability allows for the transmission of zero-length request parts, which can lead to a NULL pointer dereference in the core networking code. The vulnerability has a base score of 7.5 and an impact score of 3.6 according to NIST's National Vulnerability Database. It does not require any privileges or user interaction to exploit and is classified as a network attack. The availability impact is rated as high, posing a potential danger to organizations. No specific remediation steps are mentioned in the provided information.

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