CVE-2023-6779

CVSS 3.1 Score 8.2 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Jan 31, 2024
Updated: Feb 27, 2024
CWE ID 787
CWE ID 122

Summary

CVE-2023-6779 is an off-by-one heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability found in the glibc library. This vulnerability affects glibc version 2.37 and newer. It occurs when the syslog and vsyslog functions are called with a message larger than INT_MAX bytes, causing an incorrect calculation of the buffer size and leading to an application crash. The affected products include s5UiSY, s5UiRj, sv5ozB, and sv5ozC. The potential danger of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH, with a base severity score of 8.2. The exploitability score is 3.9, and the impact score is 4.2. Organizations should apply the necessary patches or updates provided by the vendor to remediate this vulnerability and prevent unauthorized access or denial of service attacks on their systems.

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