CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 27, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 367
CWE ID 269


CVE-2022-3701 is a privilege elevation vulnerability found in the Lenovo Vantage SystemUpdate plugin version and earlier. This vulnerability allows a local attacker to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH, with a base score of 7.8 out of 10. The impact includes high integrity and confidentiality impacts, with the potential for unauthorized access and data compromise. The exploitability score is relatively low at 1.8 out of 10, indicating that it may not be easily exploitable, but the danger it poses to an organization is significant. To remediate the vulnerability, users should update their Lenovo Vantage SystemUpdate plugin to version or later as recommended by Lenovo or apply any available patches or security updates provided by the vendor.

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