CVSS 3.1 Score 5.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Mar 18, 2024
CWE ID 183


CVE-2023-7250 is a vulnerability found in the iperf utility for testing network performance. It can be exploited by a malicious or malfunctioning client to send less data than expected, causing the iperf server to hang indefinitely or until the connection is closed. This can lead to a denial of service situation, preventing other connections to the server. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM and an exploitability score of 3.9. Remediation for this vulnerability is not provided in the given information, but organizations using iperf should ensure they are using updated versions and follow best practices for network security.

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