CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jun 19, 2023
Updated: Jun 28, 2023


CVE-2023-35853 is a vulnerability in Suricata versions before 6.0.13, which allows an attacker who controls an external source of Lua rules to execute Lua code. The vulnerability can be remediated by disabling Lua, unless the "allow-rules" option is set to true in the security lua configuration section. This vulnerability poses a high risk to organizations as it has a CVSS base score of 9.8 out of 10, indicating critical severity. It does not require any privileges or user interaction and can be exploited remotely over the network. The impact includes high integrity and confidentiality risks, potentially leading to unauthorized code execution and information disclosure.


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