CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 9, 2023
Updated: Dec 12, 2023


CVE-2023-28869, also known as CWE-59 (Improper Link Resolution Before File Access), is a vulnerability found in NCP Secure Enterprise Client before version 12.22. This vulnerability allows attackers to read the contents of arbitrary files on the affected operating system by creating a symbolic link. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM with a base score of 6.5 according to NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD). The confidentiality impact is rated as HIGH, while the exploitability score is 2.8 out of 10. It requires low privileges and does not require user interaction, making it an attractive target for attackers. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their NCP Secure Enterprise Client to version 12.22 or later to mitigate the potential danger it poses to organizations.


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