CVSS 3.1 Score 8.2 of 10 (high)


Published Apr 16, 2024
Updated: Apr 17, 2024


CVE-2024-20999 is a vulnerability in the Oracle Solaris product of Oracle Systems, specifically in the Zones component. This vulnerability affects version 11 of Oracle Solaris and can be easily exploited by a high privileged attacker with logon access to compromise the system. Although the vulnerability is in Oracle Solaris, it has the potential to impact other products as well. Successful attacks on this vulnerability can lead to a takeover of Oracle Solaris, with a CVSS 3.1 Base Score of 8.2, indicating significant impacts on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The severity of this vulnerability is considered high, requiring high privileges for exploitation and having no user interaction requirement. The attack vector is local, and both integrity and confidentiality impacts are also marked as high. The availability impact is also listed as high.

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