Dell Display Manager Privilege Escalation

high Nessus Plugin ID 178292


A display control application installed on the remote Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.


The version of Dell Display Manager on the remote Windows host is version It is, therefore affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability. A low privilege user can execute malicious code during installation and uninstallation.

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


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 178292

File Name: dell_display_manager_CVE-2023-32451.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 7/14/2023

Updated: 2/13/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-32451


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:dell:display_manager

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, installed_sw/Dell Display Manager

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/5/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/7/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-32451

IAVB: 2023-B-0050