CVE-2023-40300

CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Dec 7, 2023
Updated: Dec 12, 2023
CWE ID 798

Summary

CVE-2023-40300 is a vulnerability found in NETSCOUT nGeniusPULSE 3.8, where a hardcoded cryptographic key exists. This vulnerability has a base severity rating of CRITICAL with a score of 9.8 out of 10, indicating its high potential danger. It affects the confidentiality and integrity of the organization's data as it allows unauthorized access to sensitive information. The vulnerability can be exploited over a network without requiring any privileges or user interaction. To remediate this issue, it is recommended to update the affected software to a patched version that resolves the hardcoded cryptographic key problem.

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