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CVE-2023-6356 Null pointer dereference

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CVE Information

Original CVE data

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A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's NVMe driver. This issue may allow an unauthenticated malicious actor to send a set of crafted TCP packages when using NVMe over TCP, leading the NVMe driver to a NULL pointer dereference in the NVMe driver and causing kernel panic and a denial of service.

CWE: CWE-476
CVSS v2-
CVSS v37.5
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
References
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2024:0723
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2024:0724
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2024:0725
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-6356
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2254054
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2024:0881
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2024:0897
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2024:1248
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20240415-0002/
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2024:3810
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2024/06/msg00016.html
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2024:2094
Affected Vendors

Linux - (1)

Redhat - (15)

Basic Analysis

Common vulnerability metrics

Vulnerabilty type as detected by PRIOnengine

Null pointer dereference

CVSS Scores as calculated by PRIOnengine
CVSS v27.8
AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
CVSS v37.5
AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
MITRE CWE Top 25

Vulnerability weakness type is in the top 25 CWEs according to MITRE. View Mitre Top 25 CWEs

Exploits

No exploit code is reported to exist.

Active Exploitation

Vulnerability is not in CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog. See the KEV Catalog

Social Network Activity

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Threat Actor Activity

No sightings of the vulnerability within threat reports.

Cybersecurity Frameworks

How the vulnerability maps against various cybersecurity frameworks

T1499.004 - Endpoint Denial of Service (Application or System Exploitation)
T1499 - Endpoint Denial of Service
T1498 - Network Denial of Service
T1203 - Exploitation for Client Execution
T1059 - Command and Scripting Interpreter

Compliance Impact

How the submited vulnerability affects compliance

PCI DSS v3.2.1-6.5.5 - Improper Error Handling
PCI DSS v3.2.1-6.5.2 - Buffer Overflows

Web Application Security Frameworks

Applicable if the issue likely affects a web application

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