CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Feb 11, 2024
Updated: Feb 22, 2024
CWE ID 121


CVE-2024-1151 is a vulnerability reported in the Open vSwitch sub-component in the Linux Kernel. It is categorized as a stack-based buffer overflow (CWE-121). The flaw occurs when a recursive operation of code push recursively calls into the code block, causing a stack overflow. This can lead to a crash or other related issues. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM and an exploitability score of 1.8, indicating that it can be exploited with low privileges and no user interaction required. The attack vector is local, and the availability impact is high. Organizations using affected versions of Open vSwitch in their Linux Kernel should apply the necessary patches or updates to remediate this vulnerability and prevent potential exploitation.

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