Race condition in IBM Robotic Process Automation

Published: 2023-09-01
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2023-33170
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Robotic Process Automation for Cloud Pak
Other software / Other software solutions

IBM Robotic Process Automation
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor IBM Corporation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Race condition

EUVDB-ID: #VU78213

Risk: High


CVE-ID: CVE-2023-33170


Exploit availability:


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to a race condition in the ASP.NET and Visual Studio. A remote attacker can exploit the race and gain unauthorized access to sensitive information and escalate privileges on the system.


Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Robotic Process Automation for Cloud Pak: before 23.0.9

IBM Robotic Process Automation: before 23.0.9

Fixed software versions

CPE2.3 External links


Q & A

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