CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Jul 25, 2023
Updated: Aug 3, 2023
CWE ID 863
CWE ID 200


CVE-2023-38503 is a cyber vulnerability affecting Directus, a real-time API and App dashboard for managing SQL database content. This vulnerability exists in versions 10.3.0 and prior to 10.5.0, where the permission filters are not properly checked when using GraphQL subscription, allowing unauthorized users to receive events on their subscription that they should not have access to according to the permissions. The affected products include sNNjDt, sNNjDs, sNNjDv, and sNNjDu. To remediate this vulnerability, it is recommended to upgrade to version 10.5.0 which contains a patch or alternatively disable GraphQL subscriptions as a workaround. This vulnerability poses a medium level of danger to organizations as it has a base severity of MEDIUM and a confidentiality impact of HIGH according to the National Vulnerability Database (NVD) with a base score of 6.5 out of 10.


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