CVSS 3.1 Score 8.1 of 10 (high)


Published Nov 14, 2023
Updated: Nov 28, 2023
CWE ID 362


CVE-2023-20571 is a race condition vulnerability in the System Management Mode (SMM) code that could potentially allow an attacker with compromised user space to exploit CVE-2018-8897, leading to privilege escalation. This vulnerability affects multiple products including tzDccH, swtra-, swtra6, tzDccO, and tzDccP, among others. To remediate the vulnerability, organizations should apply the necessary security updates or patches provided by the affected product vendors. The potential danger of this vulnerability lies in the possibility of an attacker gaining elevated privileges, which could result in unauthorized access and control over systems and sensitive data.

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