CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Feb 1, 2024
Updated: Feb 15, 2024
CWE ID 287


CVE-2023-47256, also known as CWE-287 (Improper Authentication), is a vulnerability that affects ConnectWise ScreenConnect up to version 23.8.4. This vulnerability allows local users to connect to arbitrary relay servers by exploiting the implicit trust of proxy settings. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as MEDIUM, with a base score of 5.5 according to NIST. The privileges required for exploitation are low, and there is no user interaction required. The attack vector is local, and it has a high impact on integrity but no impact on confidentiality. Organizations can remediate this vulnerability by updating ConnectWise ScreenConnect to a version beyond 23.8.4. This vulnerability poses a potential danger to organizations as it could allow unauthorized access and compromise the integrity of the affected systems.

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