CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 22, 2023
Updated: Jan 3, 2024


CVE-2023-43116 is a symbolic link following vulnerability in Buildkite Elastic CI for AWS versions prior to 6.7.1 and 5.22.5. The vulnerability allows the buildkite-agent user to change ownership of arbitrary directories via the PIPELINE_PATH variable in the fix-buildkite-agent-builds-permissions script. This vulnerability has a high severity level with a base score of 7.8 according to NVD@NIST. It poses a potential danger to organizations as it can allow unauthorized access and modification of sensitive data. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their Buildkite Elastic CI for AWS to version 6.7.1 or 5.22.5 or later versions when they become available.

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