CVE-2023-6178

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Nov 20, 2023
Updated: Nov 29, 2023
CWE ID 787

Summary

CVE-2023-6178 is an arbitrary file write vulnerability that affects various products, including ZEzzbZ, ZEzzbY, j6yBfS, and many others. An authenticated attacker with privileges on the managing application can exploit this vulnerability to alter Nessus Rules variables and overwrite arbitrary files on the remote host. This could potentially lead to a denial of service condition. The vulnerability has a risk score of 30 and a base severity of MEDIUM according to NVD@nist.gov. The exploitability score is 1.2, indicating a relatively low difficulty in exploiting the vulnerability. It is categorized as CWE-787 (Out-of-bounds Write). Organizations should take immediate action to remediate this vulnerability by applying patches or updates provided by the affected products' vendors to mitigate potential risks to their systems and data.

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