CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 11, 2023
Updated: Feb 6, 2024
CWE ID 476


The CVE-2023-6679 vulnerability is a null pointer dereference vulnerability in the Digital Phase Locked Loop (DPLL) subsystem in the Linux kernel. This vulnerability affects the 's5UiRj', 'eCJhJy', and 'nv-TCv' products. It has a base severity rating of MEDIUM, with a base score of 5.5. The exploitability score is 1.8, indicating a low level of difficulty to exploit. The potential danger it poses to an organization is a denial of service (DoS) attack. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should apply the necessary patches or updates provided by the Linux kernel developers.

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