CVSS 3.1 Score 7.1 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 26, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 269


CVE-2023-5622 is a vulnerability affecting Nessus Network Monitor. Under certain conditions, a low privileged user can exploit this vulnerability to escalate privileges to NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM on Windows hosts by replacing a specially crafted file. The affected products include gGqVup, gGqVur, and gGqVuq. The risk score is 69, indicating a high severity level. The exploitability score is 1.8, and the base score is 7.1, further highlighting the seriousness of the vulnerability. The impact includes high integrity and confidentiality impacts. The attack vector is local, and no user interaction is required. It is important for organizations to remediate this vulnerability to prevent unauthorized privilege escalation and potential compromise of sensitive information.

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