CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Aug 1, 2023
Updated: Nov 2, 2023


CVE-2023-31425 is a vulnerability in the fosexec command of Brocade Fabric OS. It affects versions after Brocade Fabric OS v9.1.0 and before v9.1.1. This vulnerability could allow a local authenticated user to perform privilege escalation to root by breaking the rbash shell. The "root" account access is disabled starting with Fabric OS v9.1.0. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH, with a base score of 7.8 according to NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD). The potential danger includes high integrity and confidentiality impact, as well as a low attack complexity and requirement for low privileges to exploit the vulnerability.


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