CVSS 3.1 Score 6.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 21, 2023
Updated: Jan 25, 2024
CWE ID 269


CVE-2023-20274 is a vulnerability in the installer script of Cisco AppDynamics PHP Agent that affects multiple products. An authenticated, local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to elevate their privileges on the affected device. The vulnerability occurs due to insufficient permissions set by the PHP Agent Installer on the PHP Agent install directory, allowing an attacker to modify objects within that directory with the same privileges as PHP. Remediation for this vulnerability is not mentioned in the provided information. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is that a lower-privileged attacker could escalate their privileges to root on the affected device, potentially gaining unauthorized access and control over sensitive information or systems.

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