Advisory Published

CVE-2023-6179: Incorrect Permission assignment to program executable folders

First published: Fri Nov 17 2023(Updated: )

Honeywell ProWatch, 4.5, including all Service Pack versions, contain a Vulnerability in Application Server's executable folder(s). A(n) attacker could potentially exploit this vulnerability, leading to a standard user to have arbitrary system code execution. Honeywell recommends updating to the most recent version of this product, service or offering (Pro-watch 6.0.2, 6.0, 5.5.2,5.0.5).

Credit: psirt@honeywell.com

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Honeywell ProWatch=4.5

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2023-6179?

    CVE-2023-6179 is a vulnerability in Honeywell ProWatch 4.5 that allows an attacker to execute arbitrary system code.

  • How are Honeywell ProWatch 4.5 systems affected by CVE-2023-6179?

    Honeywell ProWatch 4.5 systems are affected by CVE-2023-6179, allowing arbitrary system code execution.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-6179?

    The severity of CVE-2023-6179 is high with a severity score of 7.8.

  • How can I fix the CVE-2023-6179 vulnerability?

    To fix the CVE-2023-6179 vulnerability, it is recommended to update Honeywell ProWatch to the latest version.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2023-6179?

    You can find more information about CVE-2023-6179 on the Honeywell website or on the official product security page.


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