CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 8, 2023
Updated: Mar 12, 2024
CWE ID 862


CVE-2023-48402 is a vulnerability in ppcfw_enable of ppcfw.c that allows for local escalation of privilege without the need for additional execution privileges. It is categorized as a high severity vulnerability with a base score of 7.8. The vulnerability affects the specific products or systems that use ppcfw.c. To remediate this vulnerability, a patch or update should be applied to address the missing permission check in ppcfw_enable. The potential danger posed to an organization is the unauthorized elevation of privileges by an attacker, which could result in unauthorized access to sensitive information and compromise the integrity and confidentiality of the system.

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