CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Jul 16, 2023
Updated: Jul 26, 2023


CVE-2023-38379 is a cyber vulnerability that affects the RIGOL MSO5000 digital oscilloscope with firmware version The vulnerability allows remote attackers to change the admin password by using a zero-length pass0 to the webcontrol changepwd.cgi application. This means that the entered password only needs to match the first zero characters of the saved password. The vulnerability has a high severity rating and a base score of 7.5 according to NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD). It does not require any privileges or user interaction and can be exploited over a network. The vulnerability has an impact on the integrity of the affected system, but does not affect confidentiality or availability.


Explore Beyond the CVE Basics with Recorded Future's Vulnerability Intelligence

Note: This is just a basic overview providing quick insights into CVE-2023-38379 information. Gain full access to comprehensive CVE data, risk scores, prioritization, and mitigation data through Recorded Future's Vulnerability Intelligence:
  • Prioritize with Risk-Based Scoring
  • Explore the Extensive Vulnerability Database
  • Receive Early Alerts on Emerging CVEs
  • Focus on Critical Exploitable Vulnerabilities
  • Streamline Remediation with Integration Options