CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 26, 2024
Updated: Jan 31, 2024
CWE ID 119
CWE ID 120


CVE-2024-23614 is a buffer overflow vulnerability that affects Symantec Messaging Gateway versions 9.5 and earlier. This vulnerability allows a remote and anonymous attacker to exploit the system, potentially leading to remote code execution with root privileges. The vulnerability has a severity rating of "CRITICAL" and a base score of 9.8 out of 10. It poses a high danger to organizations as it could result in complete confidentiality and integrity compromises. To remediate the vulnerability, organizations should update their Symantec Messaging Gateway installations to a version that is not affected by the vulnerability.

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