CVSS 3.1 Score 5.0 of 10 (medium)


Published Mar 18, 2024
Updated: Apr 1, 2024
CWE ID 476


CVE-2024-2496 is a vulnerability categorized as a NULL pointer dereference (CWE-476) in the udevConnectListAllInterfaces() function in libvirt. This flaw affects the libvirt daemon and can be exploited by detaching a host interface while simultaneously collecting a list of interfaces via the virConnectListAllInterfaces API, potentially leading to a denial of service (DoS) attack. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM, with an exploitability score of 1.3 out of 10. It requires low privileges and user interaction, with a local attack vector. The impact score is 3.6 out of 10, indicating a moderate level of danger. The availability impact is rated as HIGH. Remediation measures have not been provided in the available information for this vulnerability.

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