CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 8, 2023
Updated: Mar 12, 2024
CWE ID 787


CVE-2023-48421 is a vulnerability found in the gpu_pixel_handle_buffer_liveness_update_ioctl function of the private/google-modules/gpu/mali_kbase/platform/pixel/pixel_gpu_slc.c file. This vulnerability results from improper input validation, leading to a possible out-of-bounds write. The exploit does not require user interaction and can lead to local privilege escalation without additional execution privileges. The vulnerability has a base severity score of 7.8 (High) and affects products that utilize this specific function. To remediate the vulnerability, it is recommended to apply the necessary patches or updates provided by the product vendor. Organizations should be aware of the potential danger this vulnerability poses as it could be exploited to gain unauthorized privileges and compromise system integrity and confidentiality.

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