CVE-2023-6931

CVSS 3.1 Score 7.0 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Dec 19, 2023
Updated: Feb 1, 2024
CWE ID 787

Summary

CVE-2023-6931 is a heap out-of-bounds write vulnerability in the Linux kernel's Performance Events system component. It affects various products, including different versions of ohMfk, pKnQK, Y12HWO, U8qqTE, TrBXtu, and many others. The vulnerability can be exploited locally to achieve privilege escalation. To remediate the issue, it is recommended to upgrade past commit 382c27f4ed28f803b1f1473ac2d8db0afc795a1b. The vulnerability has a high severity rating with a base score of 7.0 and an impact score of 5.9. It poses a potential danger to organizations as it can lead to unauthorized access and compromise the integrity and confidentiality of sensitive data.

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