CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 28, 2023
Updated: Dec 1, 2023
CWE ID 269


CVE-2023-5960 is an improper privilege management vulnerability found in the hotspot feature of Zyxel USG FLEX series firmware versions 4.50 through 5.37 and VPN series firmware versions 4.30 through 5.37. This vulnerability could potentially be exploited by an authenticated local attacker to gain unauthorized access to system files on the affected device. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM and a base score of 5.5 according to CVSS:3.1 standards, indicating a moderate level of risk. The affected products include tz88tv, tz88tw, tz88tx, tz88ty, tz88tz, tz88t0, hnTyjK, and hnTyjJ. To remediate this vulnerability, it is advised to update the firmware to versions 5.38 or later provided by Zyxel.


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