CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Jul 6, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-30672 is an improper privilege management vulnerability found in Samsung Smart Switch for Windows Installer prior to version 4.3.23043_3. This vulnerability allows attackers to cause a permanent denial of service (DoS) through the use of a directory junction. The affected products include mbVIgJ, oR3zQb, and oR3zQa. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM, with a base score of 5.5, indicating the potential danger it poses to organizations. The exploitability score is 1.8, signifying a relatively low difficulty for attackers to exploit this vulnerability. It requires low privileges and no user interaction, with the attack vector being local. While it does not have an impact on confidentiality or integrity, it has a high impact on availability. Organizations should remediate this vulnerability by updating Samsung Smart Switch for Windows Installer to version 4.3.23043_3 or later in order to mitigate the risk of permanent DoS attacks.


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