CVSS 3.1 Score 8.2 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 14, 2023
Updated: Sep 21, 2023
CWE ID 732


CVE-2023-38557 is a vulnerability in Spectrum Power 7, affecting all versions prior to V23Q3. The vulnerability allows an authenticated local attacker to inject arbitrary code and escalate privileges due to improper access rights assigned to the update script. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH, with a base score of 8.2 according to CVSS version 3.1. The impact includes high integrity and confidentiality impacts, with the potential for privilege escalation. The exploitability score is 1.5, indicating that it is relatively easy to exploit. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should apply the necessary updates or patches provided by Siemens, the source of the information about this vulnerability.


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