CVSS 3.1 Score 6.7 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 14, 2023
Updated: Dec 27, 2023


CVE-2023-44278 is a path traversal vulnerability found in Dell PowerProtect DD versions prior to, LTS, LTS, and, which could be exploited by a local high privileged attacker to gain unauthorized read and write access to the operating system files stored on the server filesystem using the privileges of the running application. This vulnerability has a risk score of 26 and a base severity of MEDIUM according to the CVSS v3.1 scoring system. The affected products include various versions of Dell PowerProtect DD appliances and software components. It is recommended to update to version or later to remediate this vulnerability, which poses a potential danger to organizations as it can lead to unauthorized access and manipulation of critical OS files on affected systems.

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