CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 12, 2023
Updated: Sep 13, 2023
CWE ID 798


CVE-2023-27169 is a vulnerability found in Xpand IT Write-back manager v2.3.1, which utilizes a hardcoded salt in the license class configuration. This results in the generation of predictable and hardcoded symmetric encryption keys for license generation and validation. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM and a base score of 6.5 according to [email protected]. It is categorized under CWE-798 (Use of Hard-coded Credentials). The exploitability score is 3.9, indicating a moderate risk level. The vulnerability does not require any privileges or user interaction, and it can be exploited over the network. While the impact on integrity and confidentiality is low, there is no impact on availability. No specific remediation steps or potential dangers to an organization are mentioned in the provided information.


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