CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 25, 2023
Updated: Jan 11, 2024
CWE ID 787


CVE-2023-5717 is a heap out-of-bounds write vulnerability in the Linux kernel's Linux Kernel Performance Events (perf) component. This vulnerability affects multiple products, including ohMfk7, ohMfk4, ohMfkz, and pKnQKN. Exploiting this vulnerability can lead to local privilege escalation. To remediate it, users are advised to upgrade past commit 32671e3799ca2e4590773fd0e63aaa4229e50c06. The potential danger of this vulnerability is high, with a base severity rating of HIGH and a base score of 7.8. The impact includes high integrity and confidentiality impacts on the affected systems. The attack vector is local, and the attack complexity is low.

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