CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Aug 4, 2023
Updated: Aug 9, 2023
CWE ID 502


CVE-2023-36480 is a critical vulnerability that affects the Aerospike Java client prior to versions 7.0.0, 6.2.0, 5.2.0, and 4.5.0. This vulnerability allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on the machine running the client by tricking it into communicating with a malicious server that includes specially crafted objects in its responses. The vulnerability arises from the client's deserialization of Java objects without proper validation. To remediate this issue, organizations should update to the patched versions mentioned above. This vulnerability poses a high danger to organizations as it can lead to complete compromise of affected machines, potentially resulting in unauthorized access, data theft, and further network exploitation.


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