CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 19, 2023
Updated: Oct 26, 2023


CVE-2023-31046 is a Path Traversal vulnerability that affects PaperCut NG before 22.1.1 and PaperCut MF before 22.1.1. This vulnerability allows an authenticated attacker to potentially gain read-only access to the server's filesystem by sending specific requests to the static-content-files servlet. The vulnerability has a CVSS base score of 6.5 (medium severity), with low privileges required and no user interaction needed. It poses a high risk to organizations as it could result in unauthorized access to sensitive files on the server. To remediate the vulnerability, organizations should update their PaperCut NG and PaperCut MF software to version 22.1.1 or later, where the issue has been fixed.


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