CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 19, 2023
Updated: Jan 2, 2024


CVE-2023-49147 is a vulnerability discovered in PDF24 Creator 11.14.0, affecting multiple products. The issue arises from the configuration of the msi installer file, which causes a visible cmd.exe window to appear during the repair function of msiexec.exe. This vulnerability can be exploited by an unprivileged local attacker using a chain of actions to open a SYSTEM cmd.exe. The risk score for this vulnerability is 28, indicating a high level of potential danger to organizations. To remediate the vulnerability, users should update their PDF24 Creator software to a version that addresses this issue.

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