CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Aug 8, 2023
Updated: Aug 15, 2023


CVE-2023-24698 is a vulnerability found in the Foswiki::Sandbox component of Foswiki v2.1.7 and below. It allows attackers to perform a directory traversal by supplying a crafted web request, resulting in insufficient parameter validation. The affected products include cn91vQ, cn91vR, cn91vS, cn91vT, cn91vU, cn91vV, cn91vW, cn91vA, cn91vB, cn91vC, cn91vD, cn91vE, cn91vF, cn91vG, cn91vH, cn91vI, cn91vJ, cn91vK, cn91vL, cn91vM, and tzul_P. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH according to NIST's CVSS score. It poses a potential danger to organizations as it can be exploited remotely without any user interaction and can lead to unauthorized access and disclosure of sensitive information. To remediate this vulnerability and mitigate the risk it poses, it is recommended to update the affected Foswiki versions to 2.1.8 or later.

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