CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Nov 11, 2023
Updated: Nov 29, 2023
CWE ID 416


CVE-2023-46850 is a critical cyber vulnerability categorized as CWE-416 (Use After Free). It affects OpenVPN versions 2.6.0 to 2.6.6 and has a risk score of 71. This vulnerability may result in undefined behavior, memory buffer leakage, or even remote execution when sending network buffers to a remote peer. The base severity is rated as "CRITICAL" with a base score of 9.8, indicating high integrity and confidentiality impacts. No privileges are required for exploitation, and no user interaction is necessary. The attack vector is through the network, and the availability impact is also high. Remediation steps are not mentioned in the provided information, but organizations using affected OpenVPN versions should apply security patches or updates promptly to mitigate the potential risks associated with this vulnerability.

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