CVE-2023-42472

CVSS 3.1 Score 7.3 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Sep 12, 2023
Updated: Sep 13, 2023
CWE ID 434

Summary

CVE-2023-42472 is a cyber vulnerability that affects SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform (Web Intelligence HTML interface) version 420. This vulnerability allows an authenticated attacker to upload files from their local system into a report over the network, due to insufficient file type validation. By intercepting the request and modifying the content type and extension of an uploaded image file, the attacker can read and modify sensitive data, posing a high risk to the confidentiality and integrity of the application. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH with a base score of 7.3 according to NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD). Remediation measures should be taken promptly to mitigate this risk.

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