CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 8, 2023
Updated: Sep 13, 2023


CVE-2023-38736 is a vulnerability affecting IBM QRadar WinCollect Agent versions 10.0 through 10.1.6, specifically when installed to run as ADMIN or SYSTEM. This vulnerability allows a normal user to exploit it and gain SYSTEM permissions, resulting in a local escalation of privilege attack. The affected products include tnwgxc, nPokcO, and nPokcN. The severity of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH, with a base score of 7.8 according to the National Vulnerability Database (NVD). It poses a high risk to organizations as it can lead to unauthorized access and potential compromise of system integrity and confidentiality. Remediation for this vulnerability is not specified in the provided information.

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