CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 4, 2023
Updated: Oct 5, 2023


CVE-2023-37404 is a critical vulnerability affecting IBM Observability with Instana versions 1.0.243 through 1.0.254. This vulnerability could allow an attacker on the network to execute arbitrary code on the host after a successful DNS poisoning attack. The base severity score for this vulnerability is 9.8 out of 10, indicating its high impact and potential danger to organizations using the affected products. The exploitability score is rated at 3.9 out of 10, suggesting that it may be moderately difficult to exploit. To remediate this vulnerability, it is recommended to update IBM Observability with Instana to a patched version provided by the vendor or apply any available security fixes as soon as possible.


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