CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 15, 2024
Updated: Jan 19, 2024


CVE-2023-42136 is a vulnerability that affects PAX Android based POS devices with the PayDroid_8.1.0_Sagittarius_V11.1.50_20230614 or earlier versions. It allows the execution of arbitrary commands with system account privilege through shell injection when a specific word is used. The attacker must have shell access to the device in order to exploit this vulnerability. The potential danger it poses to an organization is high, as it can lead to unauthorized execution of commands and potential compromise of sensitive data. Remediation for this vulnerability involves updating the affected POS devices to a version that addresses the issue.

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