SSL VPN Client privilege escalation

Advisory ID CVE Number Date discovered Severity Advisory revision
STORM-2022-028 CVE-2022-46782 06/12/2022 medium v1

Vulnerability details

A possible privilege escalation can be exploited via SSL VPN client

Impacted products

SSL VPN Client medium SSL VPN Client is Impacted


Version Date Description
v1 01/26/2023 Initial release
v2 08/02/2023 Add Acknowledgements

SSL VPN Client

CVSS v3.1 Overall Score: 6.9      


Impacted version

A logged user can use SSL VPN Client to get administrator privileges
  • SSLVPN Client prior to 3.2.0

Workaround solution


There is no workaround solution.

The 3.2.0 update will fix this vulnerability.

Attack Vector Attack Complexity Privileges Required User Interaction Scope Confidentiality Impact Integrity Impact Availability impact
Local High Low None Changed High High High
CVSS Base score: 7.8 CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Exploit Code Maturity Remediation Level Report Confidence
Unproven that exploit exists Official fix Confirmed
CVSS Temporal score: 6.8 CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C)
Confidentiality Requirement Integrity Requirement Availability Requirement
High High High
CVSS Environmental score: 6.9 CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C/CR:H/IR:H/AR:H/MAV:X/MAC:X/MPR:X/MUI:X/MS:X/MC:X/MI:X/MA:X)


Thanks to Daniel Kalinowski of Research Team for reporting this vulnerability.