CVSS 3.1 Score 7.2 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 4, 2023
Updated: Dec 8, 2023
CWE ID 798


CVE-2023-40463 is a vulnerability that affects ALEOS 4.16 and earlier versions. When configured in debugging mode, an authenticated user with administrative privileges can store the SHA512 hash of the common root password in a directory accessible to a user with root privileges or equivalent access. This vulnerability poses a high risk to organizations as it allows unauthorized access to sensitive information and control over affected products. To remediate this issue, it is recommended to update ALEOS to a version that addresses the vulnerability and ensure that debugging mode is only enabled when necessary and by authorized users.


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