CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 4, 2023
Updated: Oct 6, 2023
CWE ID 610


CVE-2023-44209 is a local privilege escalation vulnerability that affects Acronis Agent (Linux, macOS, Windows) before build 29051. The vulnerability arises from improper soft link handling. It has a base severity rating of HIGH with a base score of 7.8 according to the NVD. The exploitability score is 1.8, and the impact score is 5.9. The vulnerability requires low privileges and does not require user interaction. The attack vector is local, and both the integrity and confidentiality impacts are rated as HIGH. The availability impact is also rated as HIGH. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should update Acronis Agent to build 29051 or later versions to ensure proper soft link handling and mitigate the risk of local privilege escalation attacks.

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