The setup program for the affected product configures its files and folders with full access, which may allow unauthorized users permission to replace original binaries and achieve privilege escalation.
Published 2022-04-20 16:15:08
Updated 2022-10-17 18:12:45
Source ICS-CERT
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: BypassGain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-43986

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 9 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-43986

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.4
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
3.4
6.4
NIST
6.0
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H
0.8
5.2
ICS-CERT
7.0
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.0
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2021-43986

  • During installation, installed file permissions are set to allow anyone to modify those files.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • The product does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor.
    Assigned by: ics-cert@hq.dhs.gov (Secondary)

References for CVE-2021-43986

Products affected by CVE-2021-43986

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