CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Mar 7, 2024
Updated: Mar 8, 2024
CWE ID 284


CVE-2024-28115 is a vulnerability that affects FreeRTOS Kernel versions up to 10.6.1, a real-time operating system for microcontrollers. The vulnerability allows for local privilege escalation through Return Oriented Programming techniques if there is a code injection and execution vulnerability present. Specifically, it impacts ARMv7-M MPU ports and ARMv8-M ports with Memory Protected Unit (MPU) support enabled. To remediate the issue, users should update to version 10.6.2, which includes a new MPU wrapper to fix the problem. This vulnerability poses a high danger to organizations as it can lead to unauthorized access and manipulation of sensitive data.

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