The vCenter Server contains a privilege escalation vulnerability in the IWA (Integrated Windows Authentication) authentication mechanism. A malicious actor with non-administrative access to vCenter Server may exploit this issue to elevate privileges to a higher privileged group.
Published 2021-11-10 18:15:08
Updated 2023-01-20 02:05:25
Source VMware
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Gain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-22048

0.26%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 63 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-22048

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.5
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.0
6.4
NIST
8.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.8
5.9
NIST

References for CVE-2021-22048

Products affected by CVE-2021-22048

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