CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 5, 2023
Updated: Sep 8, 2023
CWE ID 269


CVE-2023-40918 is a vulnerability found in KnowStreaming 3.3.0, which allows unauthorized users to create a new user with admin privileges. This vulnerability has a high severity rating, with a base score of 8.8 according to NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD). It is categorized as an Escalation of Privileges issue, falling under CWE-269 (Improper Privilege Management). The exploitability score is 2.8, and the attack vector is through the network. The impact of this vulnerability includes high integrity and confidentiality impacts, posing a significant danger to organizations using KnowStreaming 3.3.0. The remediation for this vulnerability has not been provided in the available information.


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