CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Feb 8, 2024
Updated: Feb 15, 2024
CWE ID 352


CVE-2023-47020 is a vulnerability in NCR Terminal Handler v.1.5.1 that allows an attacker to escalate privileges through a crafted request involving user account creation and adding the user to an administrator group. This vulnerability is a result of multiple Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) chaining. The vulnerability is exploited through an undisclosed function in the WSDL that lacks security controls and can accept custom content types. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH, with a base score of 8.8 according to [email protected]. It requires user interaction and has a high impact on both integrity and confidentiality. The exploitability score is 2.8, indicating that it can be relatively easy to exploit. Organizations using NCR Terminal Handler v.1.5.1 should take immediate action to remediate this vulnerability to prevent potential unauthorized privilege escalation attacks.

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