CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Feb 21, 2024
Updated: Mar 15, 2024
CWE ID 119


CVE-2023-52440 is a vulnerability in the Linux kernel that has been resolved. The vulnerability, categorized as CWE-119 (Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer), affects multiple products. If the authblob->SessionKey.Length is larger than the session key size, there is a possibility of a slub overflow in key exchange codes. The vulnerability has a risk score of 26 and is rated as high severity by The exploitability score is 1.8, and it requires low privileges with no user interaction for exploitation. The vulnerability has a local attack vector and can have a high impact on integrity and confidentiality. Remediation measures should be applied to affected systems to prevent potential danger to organizations.

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