CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 22, 2023
Updated: Sep 25, 2023


CVE-2023-43640 is a SQL injection vulnerability that affects TaxonWorks, a web-based workbench for taxonomists and biodiversity scientists. This vulnerability allows authenticated attackers to extract arbitrary data from the TaxonWorks database, including the users table, potentially leading to information disclosure. The vulnerability was present in versions prior to 0.34.0, but has been fixed in version 0.34.0. The danger posed by this vulnerability is rated as medium severity, with low privileges required for exploitation and high confidentiality impact.

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