CVSS 3.1 Score 6.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Aug 4, 2023
Updated: Aug 9, 2023


CVE-2023-38708 is a path traversal vulnerability that affects Pimcore, an Open Source Data & Experience Management Platform. The vulnerability exists in the `AssetController::importServerFilesAction` function and allows attackers to overwrite or modify sensitive files by manipulating the pimcore_log parameter. This can lead to unauthorized access, privilege escalation, or disclosure of confidential information. Additionally, it poses a potential denial of service risk if critical system files are overwritten or deleted. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM and a base score of 6.3 according to the CVSS 3.1 scoring system. It requires low privileges and no user interaction, with an attack vector through the network. The integrity and confidentiality impacts are rated as low, while the availability impact is also low. Remediation for this vulnerability should include applying the latest security patches or updates provided by Pimcore and implementing proper input validation mechanisms to prevent path traversal attacks.


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