CVSS 3.1 Score 4.8 of 10 (medium)


Published May 15, 2024


CVE-2024-20383 is a vulnerability that affects the Cisco Crosswork NSO CLI and the ConfD CLI. It allows an authenticated, low-privileged, local attacker to elevate privileges to root on the underlying operating system. The vulnerability stems from an incorrect privilege assignment when certain CLI commands are used. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would need to execute one of the affected CLI commands. Successful exploitation could result in the attacker gaining root privileges on the operating system. This vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM and requires high privileges and user interaction.

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