CVSS 3.1 Score 6.7 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 12, 2023
Updated: Sep 15, 2023
CWE ID 281


CVE-2022-47637 is a vulnerability that affects XAMPP versions up to 8.1.12 and allows local users to write to the C:\xampp directory, enabling the execution of files with administrative privileges. To remediate this vulnerability, users should ensure that proper permissions are set for the C:\xampp directory to prevent unauthorized write access. This vulnerability poses a medium risk with a base severity score of 6.7 out of 10, as it can potentially lead to high impact on integrity and confidentiality within an organization's system. The exploitability score is 0.8, indicating a relatively high likelihood of exploitation. It is important for organizations using XAMPP to be aware of this vulnerability and take appropriate steps to mitigate it.


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