CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jul 16, 2023
Updated: Jul 26, 2023


CVE-2023-38378 is a critical vulnerability that affects the RIGOL MSO5000 digital oscilloscope with firmware version The vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by exploiting shell metacharacters in the webcontrol changepwd.cgi application's pass1 parameter. This vulnerability has a base severity score of 9.8 out of 10 and poses a high risk to organizations as it can be exploited over a network without requiring any privileges or user interaction. It has a high impact on integrity and confidentiality, potentially allowing attackers to compromise sensitive data and disrupt the availability of affected systems. Remediation measures should be taken promptly to address this vulnerability and protect against potential attacks.

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