CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Jul 25, 2023
Updated: Aug 3, 2023


CVE-2023-38502 is a vulnerability that affects TDengine, an open-source time-series database optimized for IoT devices. Prior to version, TDengine DataBase crashes on UDF nested query, which allows users to connect and run arbitrary queries. The vulnerability has a risk score of 26 and a base severity of MEDIUM. It can be exploited over the network with low privileges required and no user interaction. The potential danger it poses to an organization is high availability impact, as it can cause the database to crash. To remediate this issue, organizations should update to version or apply the provided patch.


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