CVE-2023-4969

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Jan 16, 2024
Updated: Jan 23, 2024
CWE ID 401

Summary

CVE-2023-4969, also known as LeftoverLocals, is a cyber vulnerability that affects various architectures and can be exploited by a GPU kernel to read sensitive data from another GPU kernel, even from different users or applications. The vulnerability lies in the optimized GPU memory region called local memory. The affected products include those with the IDs uYj8uk, uYj8um, and uYj8un. To remediate this vulnerability, it is recommended to apply the necessary patches or updates provided by the product vendors. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is considered medium with a base severity score of 6.5. It has a low exploitability score of 2.0 and requires low privileges and no user interaction to be exploited. The confidentiality impact is high as it can lead to unauthorized access to sensitive data stored in GPU kernels.

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