CVSS 3.1 Score 6.8 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 27, 2023
CWE ID 352


CVE-2023-40048 is a vulnerability that affects WS_FTP Server versions prior to 8.8.2. The WS_FTP Server Manager interface lacks cross-site request forgery (CSRF) protection on a POST transaction for administrative functions. This vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM and a base score of 6.8 according to CVSS:3.1, indicating a potential high impact on integrity and availability. The affected products include various versions of s23HTA, s-pbSG, s9ybXu, and others. To remediate the vulnerability, users should update their WS_FTP Server to version 8.8.2 or later. If left unaddressed, this vulnerability poses a risk to organizations as it can be exploited remotely without requiring any privileges, potentially leading to unauthorized actions and compromising the server's integrity and availability.


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