CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 3, 2023
Updated: Feb 22, 2024
CWE ID 122
CWE ID 787


CVE-2023-4911, also known as Looney Tunables, is a high-severity vulnerability discovered in the GNU C Library's dynamic loader This vulnerability affects various products and has a high risk score of 99. It allows a local attacker to exploit the buffer overflow by using malicious GLIBC_TUNABLES environment variables when launching binaries with SUID permission, potentially executing code with elevated privileges. The affected products include those with the product IDs s5UiSY, aXjN6B, n13ykY, X8hVjP, unYjm4, r-ztLR, r_8Qij, d0rE62, unYjm3, nv-TCv, jlwd6o, YGkc3w, m0O3iY, eCJhKK, sv5ozB, sv5ozC, of2JBh, uhlvgo, s5UiRj, of2JBp, qCa9ud, sgaPmf m0O3iP , sgaPme , and of2JBt. To remediate this vulnerability and mitigate potential danger to an organization's security and data integrity, it is recommended to apply patches or updates provided by the respective product vendors.

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