CVSS 3.1 Score 7.3 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 9, 2023
Updated: Feb 27, 2024
CWE ID 427


CVE-2023-45248 is a vulnerability that affects Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud Agent (Windows) before build 36497 and Acronis Cyber Protect 16 (Windows) before build 37391. It is a local privilege escalation vulnerability caused by DLL hijacking. The risk score is 25, with a base severity of HIGH and base score of 7.3. The exploitability score is 1.3, indicating a relatively low level of difficulty to exploit. The potential danger to an organization includes high integrity and confidentiality impact, as well as the requirement for user interaction. Remediation should involve updating the affected products to the specified builds or newer versions to mitigate the vulnerability.

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