CVSS 3.1 Score 8.2 of 10 (high)


Published Nov 14, 2023
Updated: Nov 21, 2023


CVE-2023-45617 is an arbitrary file deletion vulnerability found in the CLI service accessed by PAPI, which is Aruba's access point management protocol. This vulnerability affects multiple products, including access points and SSH servers. If successfully exploited, it allows an attacker to delete arbitrary files on the underlying operating system, potentially disrupting normal operations and impacting the integrity of the affected devices. The vulnerability has a high severity rating and a base score of 8.2 according to CVSS:3.1. No user interaction or privileges are required for exploitation, and the attack vector is through the network. Organizations should apply patches or updates provided by Aruba to remediate this vulnerability and ensure the security of their systems.

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