CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 2, 2023
Updated: Dec 6, 2023
CWE ID 284


CVE-2023-39256 is an improper access control vulnerability found in Dell Rugged Control Center prior to version 4.7. This vulnerability allows a local malicious standard user to modify the content in an unsecured folder during product installation and upgrade, potentially leading to privilege escalation on the system. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH and a base score of 7.8 according to NVD@NIST. The exploitability score is 1.8, indicating a relatively low level of difficulty for an attacker to exploit this vulnerability. The impact score is 5.9, with high integrity and confidentiality impacts, as well as high availability impact. The affected product is Dell Rugged Control Center and the potential danger it poses to an organization is the unauthorized modification of sensitive content and potential privilege escalation within the system.


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