CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Feb 7, 2024
Updated: Mar 12, 2024
CWE ID 476


CVE-2023-6356 is a vulnerability found in the Linux kernel's NVMe driver, affecting multiple products. An unauthenticated attacker can exploit this flaw by sending a set of crafted TCP packages when using NVMe over TCP, leading to a NULL pointer dereference in the NVMe driver. This can result in a kernel panic and denial of service. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH and requires no privileges or user interaction to exploit. The attack vector is through the network, and the potential impact includes high availability impact but no integrity or confidentiality impact. It is recommended to apply appropriate patches or updates to remediate this vulnerability.


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