CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 12, 2023
Updated: Dec 18, 2023
CWE ID 276


CVE-2023-5536 is a vulnerability in LXD that affects the default configuration of Ubuntu Server. It allows privileged users in the lxd group to escalate their privilege to root without requiring a sudo password. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM, with a base score of 6.4. It has a high impact on integrity and confidentiality, and it can be exploited locally with high privileges required. The vulnerability poses potential danger to organizations using affected products by allowing unauthorized users to gain root access and potentially compromise the system. It is recommended to apply patches or updates provided by the vendor to remediate this vulnerability and mitigate the risk it poses to organizations.


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