CVE-2023-42137

CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Jan 15, 2024
Updated: Jan 19, 2024
CWE ID 59
CWE ID 20

Summary

CVE-2023-42137 is a vulnerability that affects PAX Android-based POS devices running PayDroid_8.1.0_Sagittarius_V11.1.50_20230614 or earlier versions. This vulnerability allows for command execution with high privileges through the use of malicious symlinks. In order to exploit this vulnerability, the attacker would need shell access to the device. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH, with a CVSS score of 7.8 and an impact score of 5.9. The potential danger it poses to an organization includes a high risk to integrity and confidentiality, as well as a low complexity for exploitation. Remediation should involve updating the affected devices to a version that addresses this vulnerability.

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