CVE-2023-6915

CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Jan 15, 2024
Updated: Feb 6, 2024
CWE ID 476

Summary

CVE-2023-6915 is a vulnerability that affects multiple products, including the Linux Kernel. It is categorized as a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability (CWE-476) and has a base severity of MEDIUM with a base score of 5.5. The exploitability score is 1.8, indicating low privileges required and no user interaction needed. The attack vector is local, and the impact on integrity and confidentiality is none. However, it poses a high availability impact. The vulnerability allows an attacker to cause a denial of service by exploiting a missing check in the ida_free function in lib/idr.c in the Linux Kernel. The remediation for this vulnerability is not specified in the provided information.

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