In Weidmueller Industrial WLAN devices in multiple versions an exploitable privilege escalation vulnerability exists in the iw_console functionality. A specially crafted menu selection string can cause an escape from the restricted console, resulting in system access as the root user. An attacker can send commands while authenticated as a low privilege user to trigger this vulnerability.
Published 2021-06-25 19:15:09
Updated 2021-07-27 20:50:26
Source CERT VDE
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Vulnerability category: Gain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-33528

0.10%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 42 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-33528

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.0
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.0
10.0
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
CERT VDE
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

CWE ids for CVE-2021-33528

  • The product does not follow certain coding rules for development, which can lead to resultant weaknesses or increase the severity of the associated vulnerabilities.
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References for CVE-2021-33528

Products affected by CVE-2021-33528

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