CVSS 3.1 Score 5.9 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 18, 2023
Updated: Dec 27, 2023
CWE ID 203


CVE-2023-50979 is a vulnerability found in Crypto++ (cryptopp) versions up to 8.9.0 that exposes a side channel during decryption with PKCS#1 v1.5 padding. This vulnerability affects various products including kdw-UI, t9y8fD, t9y8fE, t9y8fF, kdw-UG, kdw-UH, bBm3D4, SvJETG, and others. The risk score for this vulnerability is 26 out of 100. The base severity is rated as MEDIUM with a base score of 5.9 according to the NVD (National Vulnerability Database). Exploiting this vulnerability requires no privileges and no user interaction. It has a network-based attack vector and high confidentiality impact. Remediation steps and potential dangers are not provided in the given information.

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