CVSS 3.1 Score 5.6 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 27, 2023
Updated: Oct 5, 2023


CVE-2023-43656 is a vulnerability affecting the matrix-hookshot software, specifically instances that have enabled transformation functions. This vulnerability allows for a potential attack where an attacker can break out of the sandbox and compromise the security of the system. The issue primarily affects users who have allowed untrusted users to apply their own transformation functions. Users are advised to upgrade to version 4.5.0 or above, as it includes a new sandbox library that provides better protection. If upgrading is not possible, users should disable the generic.allowJsTransformationFunctions configuration option. The vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM, with low impact on integrity and confidentiality, and a high attack complexity level.

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