CVSS 3.1 Score 8.2 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 9, 2023
Updated: Oct 11, 2023
CWE ID 434
CWE ID 284


CVE-2023-43696 is a vulnerability in SICK APU that allows an unprivileged remote attacker to download and upload arbitrary files via anonymous access to the FTP server. The vulnerability has a risk score of 65 and a base severity rating of HIGH, posing a significant danger to organizations using the affected product. The exploitability score is 3.9, indicating that it is relatively easy for an attacker to exploit this vulnerability. The impact score is 4.2, with high integrity impact and low confidentiality impact. The vulnerability is classified as CWE-284 (Improper Access Control) and CWE-434 (Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type). Remediation measures should be taken promptly to mitigate the risk associated with this vulnerability.

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