CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Nov 17, 2023
Updated: Nov 23, 2023
CWE ID 116


CVE-2023-38316 is a critical vulnerability in OpenNDS Captive Portal before version 10.1.2. Attackers can exploit this vulnerability by inserting arbitrary OS commands into the URL portion of HTTP GET requests when the custom unescape callback is enabled. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as critical with a base score of 9.8 out of 10. The impact includes high integrity and confidentiality impacts, with a potential danger to organizations' systems and data. The vulnerability has a low attack complexity and can be exploited without requiring any privileges or user interaction. Remediation for this vulnerability involves updating to version 10.1.2 or a later version of OpenNDS Captive Portal to mitigate the risk.


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