CVE-2023-4996

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.6 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Nov 6, 2023
Updated: Nov 14, 2023
CWE ID 281

Summary

CVE-2023-4996 is a security vulnerability affecting Netskope's NSClient product for version 100 and prior. A malicious non-admin user can disable the Netskope client by utilizing a specially-crafted package. The vulnerability stems from a user control code that fails to validate permissions before executing, allowing the user control code to terminate the NSClient service. The affected products include r-ztJ2, oxmg9y, gQ8rfJ, r-ztJ3, bdP6qf, jlwd8R, bdP6qg, jlwd8Q, r-ztJ4, bcqjJy, and bcqjJz. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as MEDIUM with an exploitability score of 1.8. It poses a potential danger to organizations as it could allow unauthorized users to disable the Netskope client and potentially disrupt its functionality.

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