CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published May 14, 2024
Updated: May 15, 2024


CVE-2024-31469 is a critical vulnerability affecting the Central Communications service in Aruba's Access Point management protocol (PAPI). The vulnerability allows for unauthenticated remote code execution through buffer overflow attacks. By sending specifically crafted packets to the PAPI UDP port (8211), an attacker can execute arbitrary code with privileged user access on the underlying operating system. This vulnerability impacts multiple products, including v7XvlV, v7XvlX, v7XvlW, and v7X51y. The risk score for this vulnerability is 65 out of 100, indicating a significant potential danger to organizations. It has a base severity of CRITICAL and poses high risks to both integrity and confidentiality. Remediation measures should be implemented promptly to mitigate the threat posed by this vulnerability.


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