CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jun 19, 2023
Updated: Jun 30, 2023


CVE-2023-34642, also known as the KioWare vulnerability, affects KioWare for Windows up to version 8.33. This vulnerability was discovered to have an incomplete blacklist filter for blocked dialog boxes on Windows 10. Attackers can exploit this issue by using the function showDirectoryPicker() to open a file dialog box, which can then be used to open an unprivileged command prompt. The potential danger of this vulnerability is rated as high, with a CVSS score of 7.8 out of 10. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update to the latest version of KioWare for Windows.


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