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Improper Validation of Integrity Check Value

CVE-2023-31439

Severity Medium
Score 5.3/10

Summary

** DISPUTED ** An issue was discovered in systemd. An attacker can modify the contents of past events in a sealed log file and then adjust the file such that checking the integrity shows no error, despite modifications.

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CWE-354 - Improper Validation of Integrity Check Value

The software does not validate or incorrectly validates the integrity check values or "checksums" of a message. This may prevent it from detecting if the data has been modified or corrupted in transmission.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published