Privilege escalation in Siemens Unicam FX

Published: 2024-02-14
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2024-22042
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Unicam FX
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Vendor Siemens

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Incorrect Use of Privileged APIs

EUVDB-ID: #VU86508

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2024-22042

CWE-ID: CWE-648 - Incorrect Use of Privileged APIs

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to the incorrect usage of privileged APIs in the windows installer agent. A local user can gain elevated privileges on the system.


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Vulnerable software versions

Unicam FX: All versions

External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.