CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 18, 2023
Updated: Nov 2, 2023


The vulnerability with CVE ID CVE-2023-43802 affects the Arduino Create Agent package, specifically the /upload endpoint, which handles requests with the filename parameter. An attacker with the ability to perform HTTP requests to the localhost interface or bypass the CORS configuration can exploit this vulnerability to escalate their privileges to those of the user running the Arduino Create Agent service by crafting a malicious HTTP POST request. The issue has been addressed in version 1.3.3, and users are advised to upgrade to this version. There are no known workarounds for this vulnerability. The vulnerability has a risk score of 25 and is classified as high severity, with low privileges required and no user interaction needed for exploitation. It has a local attack vector and impacts both integrity and confidentiality at a high level. The availability impact is also classified as high.

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