CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 10, 2023
Updated: Oct 16, 2023


CVE-2023-42796 is a vulnerability found in CP-8031 MASTER MODULE and CP-8050 MASTER MODULE, affecting all versions lower than CPCI85 V05.11. The web server of these devices does not properly sanitize user input for the /sicweb-ajax/tmproot/ endpoint, which could allow an authenticated remote attacker to traverse directories and download arbitrary files. This vulnerability poses a high risk to organizations as it can be exploited to escalate privileges to the administrator role. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as high with a CVSS score of 8.8, indicating a significant impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. It is recommended to apply the latest version (CPCI85 V05.11) or any patches provided by the vendor to remediate this vulnerability.

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