CVE-2023-43870

CVSS 3.1 Score 8.1 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Dec 19, 2023
Updated: Dec 28, 2023
CWE ID 798

Summary

CVE-2023-43870 is a vulnerability that affects the Net2 software during installation. It involves the installation of a root certificate into the trusted store, which could be exploited by hackers. By accessing the installer batch file or reverse engineering the source code, they can gain access to the root certificate password. With this information, they can create their own certificates to emulate another site and establish a proxy service to monitor traffic between end users and the site, potentially gaining access to sensitive data. The vulnerability has a high severity rating and poses a risk to organizations as it allows unauthorized access and interception of data. Remediation measures should include securing the installer batch file and source code, as well as implementing stronger authentication mechanisms for certificate creation and verification processes.

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