CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 1, 2023
Updated: Nov 8, 2023


CVE-2023-2621 is a vulnerability that affects the McFeeder server, which is distributed as part of the SSW package. This vulnerability allows an authenticated malicious client to exploit an arbitrary file write vulnerability on the MAIN computer system by uploading a crafted ZIP archive via the network to McFeeder's service endpoint. The vulnerability is caused by the use of an outdated version of a third-party library used for extracting archives. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as MEDIUM, with a score of 6.5 out of 10. It has a low exploitability score and requires low privileges and no user interaction. The potential danger it poses to an organization includes high integrity impact and no confidentiality impact, with an availability impact of none. The CWE ID associated with this vulnerability is CWE-22, which refers to the improper limitation of a pathname to a restricted directory (path traversal).

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