CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Jan 23, 2024
Updated: Feb 28, 2024


CVE-2024-23851 is a vulnerability found in the Linux kernel through version 6.7.1 in the copy_params function of the DM (device mapper) subsystem. The vulnerability is related to ctl_ioctl and can allow an attacker to attempt to allocate more memory than INT_MAX, causing a crash. This vulnerability has a base score of 5.5, indicating a medium severity level, and it requires low privileges and no user interaction to exploit. The attack vector is local, meaning an attacker needs access to the targeted system. There is no impact on integrity or confidentiality, but it can have a high impact on availability.

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