CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 25, 2023
Updated: Nov 1, 2023


CVE-2023-43506 is a vulnerability in the ClearPass OnGuard Linux agent that affects multiple products. This vulnerability allows malicious users on a Linux instance to elevate their user privileges to those of a higher role, potentially leading to the execution of arbitrary code with root level privileges. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH and a base score of 7.8. It requires low privileges and does not require user interaction, making it easier for attackers to exploit. The impact includes high integrity and confidentiality risks. Remediation measures are not provided in the provided information, but organizations using the affected products should take immediate action to address this vulnerability as it poses a significant danger to their systems and data.


Explore Beyond the CVE Basics with Recorded Future's Vulnerability Intelligence

Note: This is just a basic overview providing quick insights into CVE-2023-43506 information. Gain full access to comprehensive CVE data, risk scores, prioritization, and mitigation data through Recorded Future's Vulnerability Intelligence:
  • Prioritize with Risk-Based Scoring
  • Explore the Extensive Vulnerability Database
  • Receive Early Alerts on Emerging CVEs
  • Focus on Critical Exploitable Vulnerabilities
  • Streamline Remediation with Integration Options