CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 12, 2024
Updated: Jan 19, 2024
CWE ID 427
CWE ID 269


CVE-2023-6740 is a vulnerability in the jar_signature agent plugin in Checkmk versions before 2.2.0p18, 2.1.0p38, and 2.0.0p39, allowing a local user to escalate privileges. This vulnerability affects multiple products, including r5LysF, r5LysH, r5LysG, and many others. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should update Checkmk to version 2.2.0p18 or later, 2.1.0p38 or later, or 2.0.0p39 or later. The potential danger of this vulnerability is high as it allows an attacker with local access to gain elevated privileges on the affected system, potentially leading to unauthorized access and control over sensitive data and systems within the organization.

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