CVE-2023-5719

CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Nov 6, 2023
Updated: Nov 14, 2023
CWE ID 158

Summary

CVE-2023-5719 is a vulnerability that affects the Crimson 3.2 Windows-based configuration tool. This vulnerability allows users with administrative access to define new passwords for users, but if a password contains the percent (%) character, invalid values may be included, potentially truncating the string if a NUL is encountered. If this simplified password is not detected by the administrator, it could leave the device in a vulnerable state with easily compromised credentials. The passwords entered via the Crimson system web server are not affected by this vulnerability. The potential danger to an organization includes a high risk score of 65 and a base severity of HIGH, with a base score of 8.8 according to ICS-CERT. The exploitability score is 2.8, and user interaction is required for exploitation. The impact includes high integrity and confidentiality impacts, with an availability impact also being high.

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