#VU27353 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls in 800xA for MOD 300

Published: 2020-04-27 | Updated: 2020-06-03

Vulnerability identifier: #VU27353

Vulnerability risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-8485


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability:

Vulnerable software:
800xA for MOD 300
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor: ABB


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

The vulnerability exists due to weak Kernel object permissions. A local user can cause denial of service (DoS) conditions by corrupting memory locations and gain elevated privileges depending on how those memory locations were used.

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

800xA for MOD 300: All versions

Fixed software versions


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