CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 19, 2024
Updated: Jan 25, 2024
CWE ID 401


CVE-2024-22563 is a vulnerability found in openvswitch 2.17.8, specifically in the function xmalloc__ in openvswitch-2.17.8/lib/util.c, which leads to a memory leak. The affected products are those using openvswitch 2.17.8. To remediate this vulnerability, it is recommended to update to a patched version of openvswitch that addresses the memory leak issue. This vulnerability poses a high danger to organizations as it has a base severity rating of HIGH and an exploitability score of 3.9 out of 10, with the potential for attackers to impact availability without requiring any privileges or user interaction.

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