CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Nov 14, 2023
Updated: Nov 20, 2023


CVE-2023-36400 is a vulnerability known as the Windows HMAC Key Derivation Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability. It affects various products, including pE-qzw, pE-qzx, pE-qzz, and many others. The vulnerability has a high severity rating and a base score of 8.8. It requires low privileges and does not require user interaction to exploit. The attack vector is local, and it can have a significant impact on integrity and confidentiality. The vulnerability has a CVSS vector string of CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H. The potential danger it poses to an organization is high, as it could allow an attacker to elevate their privileges and gain unauthorized access to sensitive information or perform malicious activities on affected systems.

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