Progress MOVEit Transfer < 2020.1.10 / 2021.0.x < 2021.0.8 / 2021.1.x < 2021.1.6 / 2022.0.x < 2022.0.6 / 2022.1.x < 2022.1.7 / 2023.0.x < 2023.0.3 Privilege Escalation

critical Nessus Plugin ID 177371


An application installed on the remote host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.


Progress MOVEit Transfer has a privilege escalation vulnerability that can be addressed with DLL drop-in version 2023.0.3 (15.0.3) and other specific fixed versions (stated below). The availability date of fixed versions of the DLL drop-in is earlier than the availability date of fixed versions of the full installer. The specific weakness and impact details will be mentioned in a later update to this CVE Record. These are fixed versions of the DLL drop-in: 2020.1.10 (12.1.10), 2021.0.8 (13.0.8), 2021.1.6 (13.1.6), 2022.0.6 (14.0.6), 2022.1.7 (14.1.7), and 2023.0.3 (15.0.3).

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to Progress MOVEit Transfer version 2020.1.10, 2021.0.8, 2021.1.6, 2022.0.6, 2022.1.7, 2023.0.3, or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 177371

File Name: progress_moveit_transfer_15_0_3.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 6/16/2023

Updated: 8/23/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-35708


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:progress:moveit_transfer

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Ipswitch MOVEit DMZ, SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/15/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/15/2023

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-35708

IAVA: 2023-A-0314-S