CVSS 3.1 Score 5.2 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 5, 2023
Updated: Dec 8, 2023
CWE ID 755


CVE-2023-42559 is an improper exception management vulnerability in Knox Guard prior to SMR Dec-2023 Release 1. This vulnerability affects multiple products, including qDICwq, tw7U7m, qDICwr, and tw7U7n. The vulnerability allows for a Knox Guard lock bypass by changing the system time. The potential danger this vulnerability poses to an organization is rated as MEDIUM severity with a base score of 5.2. The confidentiality impact is rated as HIGH, while the integrity impact is rated as LOW. To remediate the vulnerability, organizations should update to SMR Dec-2023 Release 1 or apply the necessary security patches provided by the vendor.


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