In affected versions, a path traversal exists when processing a message in Rockwell Automation's ThinManager ThinServer. An unauthenticated remote attacker could potentially exploit this vulnerability to upload arbitrary files to any directory on the disk drive where ThinServer.exe is installed. The attacker could overwrite existing executable files with attacker-controlled, malicious contents, potentially causing remote code execution.
Published 2023-03-22 00:15:13
Updated 2023-03-24 20:34:12
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Vulnerability category: Directory traversalExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2023-27855

0.15%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 51 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2023-27855

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
NIST
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
Rockwell Automation

CWE ids for CVE-2023-27855

  • The product uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the product does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • PSIRT@rockwellautomation.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2023-27855

Products affected by CVE-2023-27855

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