CVE-2023-52449

CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Feb 22, 2024
Updated: Mar 18, 2024
CWE ID 476

Summary

CVE-2023-52449 is a vulnerability in the Linux kernel that affects various products. The vulnerability involves a NULL pointer dereference caused by the ftl notifier in the mtd module. When both ftl.ko and gluebi.ko are loaded, the ftl notifier triggers a NULL pointer dereference when trying to access 'gluebi->desc' in gluebi_read(). This vulnerability can be remediated by applying the resolved fix. The potential danger posed to an organization includes the possibility of a local attacker exploiting this vulnerability to cause a denial-of-service condition on affected systems. The CVSS 3.1 base score for this vulnerability is 5.5, indicating a medium severity level.

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