CVSS 3.1 Score 5.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Mar 1, 2024


CVE-2023-38366 is a vulnerability in IBM Filenet Content Manager Component versions,, and that allows a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system by sending a specially crafted URL request containing "dot dot" sequences (/../). This vulnerability can be exploited over a network and has a base severity rating of MEDIUM with a base score of 5.3 according to the CVSS:3.1 vector string provided by IBM X-Force ID: 261115. The potential danger of this vulnerability lies in the ability for an attacker to view arbitrary files on the system, although the confidentiality impact is rated as low. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their IBM Filenet Content Manager Component to a patched version provided by IBM.

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