CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jun 30, 2023
Updated: Mar 6, 2024


CVE-2023-35947 is a vulnerability affecting Gradle, a build tool used for build automation and multi-language development. In certain versions of Gradle, there is a flaw in the handling of Tar archives that allows files to be written outside of the intended location, potentially overwriting important files. This vulnerability can also be exploited to disclose sensitive information through arbitrary file reads. To mitigate this issue, users are advised to upgrade to Gradle versions 7.6.2 or 8.2, which refuse to handle Tar archives with path traversal elements in the entry name. There are no known workarounds for this vulnerability. The risk associated with this vulnerability is rated as high, with a base severity score of 8.1 out of 10, indicating a significant potential impact on confidentiality and integrity of affected systems.

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