CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 4, 2023
Updated: Nov 29, 2023
CWE ID 1188


CVE-2023-5368 is a cyber vulnerability that affects products such as Qtq-2v, Qtq-2o, and Qtq-2_. It allows a user with write access to files on an msdosfs filesystem to read unintended data from the underlying disk device. Specifically, the 'truncate' or 'ftruncate' system calls in certain circumstances populate the additional space in the file with unallocated data instead of zero bytes. The potential danger this vulnerability poses to organizations is that it can lead to unauthorized access and exposure of sensitive information. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should apply patches and updates provided by the affected product vendors.

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