CVSS 3.1 Score 6.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 12, 2023
Updated: Sep 13, 2023


CVE-2023-40621 is a vulnerability affecting SAP PowerDesigner Client version 16.7. It allows an unauthorized attacker to inject VBScript code into a document, which can be executed by the application when opened by an unsuspecting user. The application does have a security option to disable or prompt users before executing untrusted scripts, but this setting is not enabled by default. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM and a CVSS score of 6.3. It requires network access and user interaction to exploit, with low impact on confidentiality and integrity. To remediate the vulnerability, organizations using SAP PowerDesigner Client should ensure that the security option to disable or prompt users for untrusted scripts is enabled to prevent potential code injection attacks.


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