CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published May 14, 2024
CWE ID 732
CWE ID 782


CVE-2023-35841 is a high-severity vulnerability that affects the WinFlash Driver before version on Windows operating systems. This vulnerability exposes an IOCTL (Input/Output Control) with insufficient access control, allowing for privilege escalation and unauthorized modification of system firmware. The base score for this vulnerability is 7.8 out of 10, indicating a significant threat to organizations. The exploitability score is 1.8 out of 10, suggesting a relatively low level of difficulty to exploit the vulnerability. Remediation should involve updating the WinFlash Driver to version or later to mitigate the risk of privilege escalation and unauthorized firmware modifications.


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