CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 16, 2023
Updated: Sep 20, 2023
CWE ID 798


CVE-2023-42336 is a critical vulnerability that affects NETIS SYSTEMS WF2409Ev4 v. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code and gain access to sensitive information by exploiting the password parameter in the /etc/shadow.sample component. The vulnerability has a base severity score of 9.8 out of 10, indicating its critical nature. The exploitability score is 3.9, suggesting that it is relatively easy to exploit. The impact score is 5.9, with high integrity and confidentiality impacts as well as high availability impact. The vulnerability falls under CWE-798, which refers to the use of hard-coded credentials. There is no remediation information available at this time, and the potential danger it poses to an organization is significant, as it could result in unauthorized access, data theft, and potential disruption of services or systems.


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