CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 20, 2023
Updated: Sep 23, 2023
CWE ID 276


CVE-2023-43496 is a high-severity vulnerability that affects Jenkins versions 2.423 and earlier, as well as LTS 2.414.1 and earlier. It allows attackers with access to the system temporary directory to replace a temporary file before it is installed in Jenkins, potentially resulting in arbitrary code execution. The vulnerability has a base score of 8.8 and an impact score of 5.9 according to The exploitability score is 2.8, indicating a medium likelihood of exploitation. Remediation should involve updating Jenkins to a version that addresses the vulnerability. This vulnerability poses a significant danger to organizations using affected versions of Jenkins, as it can lead to unauthorized code execution and potential compromise of the system's confidentiality and integrity.

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