CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Aug 9, 2023
Updated: Aug 15, 2023


CVE-2023-37861 is a vulnerability found in PHOENIX CONTACTs WP 6xxx series web panels. This vulnerability exists in versions prior to 4.0.10 and allows an authenticated remote attacker to execute code with root permissions by uploading a specially crafted certificate using an HTTP POST request. The risk score for this vulnerability is 65, indicating a high severity level. The base score is 8.8, with high impacts on integrity and confidentiality. The exploitability score is 2.8, suggesting a relatively low level of difficulty for attackers to exploit this vulnerability. Organizations using affected versions of the web panels should update to version 4.0.10 or newer to remediate the issue and mitigate potential risks to their systems and data.

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