CVSS 3.1 Score 7.4 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 12, 2024
Updated: Jan 25, 2024
CWE ID 121


CVE-2023-42463 is a vulnerability that affects the Wazuh platform, a free and open-source tool used for threat prevention, detection, and response. This vulnerability introduces a stack overflow hazard that could potentially allow for local privilege escalation. The issue has been addressed and patched in version 4.5.3 of the software. Organizations using affected versions of Wazuh should update to the patched version to remediate the vulnerability. If left unaddressed, this vulnerability poses a high danger to organizations as it can be exploited locally to gain elevated privileges and potentially compromise the confidentiality and integrity of their systems.


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