CVSS 3.1 Score 9.9 of 10 (high)


Published Jul 14, 2023
Updated: Jul 27, 2023


CVE-2023-37462 is a critical vulnerability that affects the XWiki Platform, a generic wiki platform used for building applications. The vulnerability occurs due to improper escaping in the document 'SkinsCode.XWikiSkinsSheet', which allows for remote code execution and unrestricted access to all wiki contents. By crafting a dangerous payload within a non-existing page, an attacker can execute arbitrary script macros, including Groovy and Python macros. The vulnerability has been patched in XWiki versions 14.4.8, 14.10.4, and 15.0-rc-1, and users are advised to upgrade or manually apply the fix commit 'd9c88ddc' to the impacted document if upgrading is not possible. This vulnerability poses a high danger to organizations as it can lead to unauthorized code execution and compromise the integrity and confidentiality of their wiki contents. The CVSS score for this vulnerability is 9.9 out of 10, indicating its severity.


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