CVSS 3.1 Score 9.9 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 25, 2023
Updated: Oct 31, 2023


CVE-2023-37909 is a vulnerability affecting XWiki Platform versions 5.1-rc-1 to 14.10.8 and 15.3-rc-1. It allows any user who can edit their own profile to execute arbitrary script macros, including Groovy and Python macros, resulting in remote code execution with unrestricted read and write access to all wiki contents. To remediate this vulnerability, it is recommended to update to XWiki versions 14.10.8 or 15.3-rc-1, which have patched the issue by adding proper escaping. As a temporary workaround, the patch can be manually applied to the document `Menu.UIExtensionSheet`. This vulnerability poses a significant danger to organizations as it can lead to unauthorized access and manipulation of sensitive information stored within the affected XWiki instances.


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