CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 4, 2023
Updated: Feb 2, 2024
CWE ID 862


CVE-2023-40089 is a cyber vulnerability that affects the product 'tvHyN5'. It is categorized as a missing authorization vulnerability, specifically in the getCredentialManagerPolicy function of This vulnerability allows users to select credential managers without proper permission, potentially leading to local privilege escalation without additional execution privileges. Exploitation of this vulnerability does not require user interaction. The severity of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH, with a base score of 7.8 and impacts on integrity and confidentiality being rated as HIGH as well. The exploitability score is 1.8, indicating a relatively low level of difficulty for exploitation. Organizations using the affected product should take immediate action to remediate this vulnerability to avoid potential risks and potential unauthorized access to sensitive information.

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