CVSS 3.1 Score 4.7 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 16, 2023
Updated: Feb 8, 2024
CWE ID 476


CVE-2023-6176 is a vulnerability in the Linux kernel API for the cryptographic algorithm scatterwalk functionality. This vulnerability affects several products, including eCJhJy, eCJhKK, aXjN6B, sgaPme, d0rE62, and nv-TCv. The vulnerability allows a local user to crash the system or escalate their privileges by constructing a malicious packet with specific socket configuration. The risk score for this vulnerability is 28, with a base severity of MEDIUM. It has an exploitability score of 1.0 and an impact score of 3.6. The attack vector is local, and the availability impact is high. Remediation steps to address this vulnerability have not been provided in the given information.

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