CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Jul 13, 2023
Updated: Jul 27, 2023
CWE ID 427


CVE-2023-37849 is a DLL hijacking vulnerability in Panda Security VPN for Windows prior to version v15.14.8. This vulnerability allows attackers to execute arbitrary code by placing a crafted DLL file in the same directory as PANDAVPN.exe. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM and a base score of 6.5 according to NIST. It requires high privileges and user interaction, and has a local attack vector. The potential impact includes high integrity and confidentiality impacts, with a high availability impact as well. The exploitability score is 0.6, indicating that it is moderately easy to exploit. Organizations using affected versions of Panda Security VPN for Windows should update to version v15.14.8 or later to remediate this vulnerability and mitigate the potential dangers it poses.

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