CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Aug 6, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-37581 is a cyber vulnerability that affects all versions of Apache Roller on all platforms. It involves insufficient input validation and sanitation in the Weblog Category name, Website About, and File Upload features, allowing an authenticated user to perform a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack. To remediate the vulnerability, users who trust their authors to create raw HTML content do not need to take action. However, for those running with untrusted users, it is recommended to upgrade to Roller 6.1.2 and disable the File Upload feature. The vulnerability has a risk score of 25 and is classified as medium severity with low privileges required and user interaction required for exploitation. The impact on confidentiality and integrity is low, while the availability impact is none.


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