CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jun 19, 2023
Updated: Jun 28, 2023


CVE-2023-35852 is a vulnerability found in Suricata before version 6.0.13, specifically when there is an adversary who controls an external source of rules. This vulnerability allows for absolute or relative directory traversal, potentially leading to unauthorized write access to a local filesystem. The affected products include jUBoIO, avXCNa, jUBoIP, avXCNb, and several others. To remediate the issue, it is recommended to update to version 6.0.13 and configure the datasets rules section with "allow-absolute-filenames" and "allow-write" if traversal and writing are necessary in the given scenario. The vulnerability has a high base severity rating of 7.5 according to NIST's CVSS score and could pose a significant danger to organizations by allowing unauthorized access and modification of sensitive files on their systems.


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