CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 23, 2023
Updated: Dec 8, 2023
CWE ID 120


CVE-2023-28811 is a buffer overflow vulnerability found in the password recovery feature of Hikvision NVR/DVR models. This vulnerability allows an attacker on the same local area network (LAN) to send specially crafted packets to an unpatched device, causing it to malfunction. The vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM and a CVSS score of 6.5. It requires no privileges and no user interaction for exploitation and has a low attack complexity. The impact score is 3.6, indicating a potential high availability impact. To remediate this vulnerability, users should ensure that their Hikvision NVR/DVR models are updated with the latest patches and firmware versions.


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