CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 5, 2023
Updated: Oct 11, 2023


CVE-2023-26236 is a vulnerability found in WatchGuard EPDR It allows for a Local Privilege Escalation on Windows by exploiting a weak implementation of message handling between WatchGuard EPDR processes. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker can send a crafted message to a named pipe. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH, with a base score of 7.8 out of 10. The privileges required for exploitation are low, and no user interaction is needed. The impact includes high integrity and confidentiality impacts, with the potential danger to organizations being significant. The availability impact is also high, indicating potential disruption to services.

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