CVSS 3.1 Score 6.7 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 14, 2023
Updated: Nov 30, 2023
CWE ID 427


CVE-2023-28740 is a cyber vulnerability that affects some Intel(R) QAT drivers for Windows - HW Version 2.0 before version 2.0.4. This vulnerability may allow an authenticated user with local access to potentially enable escalation of privilege. The risk score for this vulnerability is 25, with a base severity of MEDIUM and a base score of 6.7 according to the CVSS:3.1 scoring system. The impact on integrity and confidentiality is rated as HIGH, and the attack vector is identified as LOCAL, requiring user interaction. It is recommended to remediate this vulnerability by updating the affected Intel(R) QAT drivers to version 2.0.4 or later in order to mitigate the potential danger it poses to an organization's security.

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