CVSS 3.1 Score 9.9 of 10 (high)


Published Aug 4, 2023
Updated: Aug 9, 2023


CVE-2023-38702 is a critical vulnerability affecting Knowage, an open source analytics and business intelligence suite. It exists in versions prior to 8.1.8, specifically in the endpoint "/knowage/restful-services/dossier/importTemplateFile". Authenticated users can upload a template file without requiring any authorization. By exploiting this vulnerability, an attacker with low privileges can upload a JSP file to the "knowageqbeengine" directory and gain code execution capability on the server. The issue has been patched in Knowage version 8.1.8. This vulnerability has a CVSS score of 9.9 (Critical) and poses a high risk to organizations as it allows for unauthorized code execution on the server, potentially leading to data breaches or system compromise.


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