CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 10, 2023
Updated: May 29, 2024
CWE ID 426


CVE-2023-41766 is a Windows Client Server Run-time Subsystem (CSRSS) Elevation of Privilege vulnerability. It affects multiple products, including Windows operating systems and other related software. The vulnerability has a high base severity score of 7.8 and can be exploited locally with low privileges required. It poses a potential danger to organizations as it can lead to unauthorized elevation of privileges, compromising the integrity and confidentiality of the system. The vulnerability is related to an untrusted search path, which could allow malicious actors to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges. Microsoft has not provided specific remediation steps or mitigations for this vulnerability at this time.


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