CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 20, 2023
Updated: Oct 27, 2023
CWE ID 532


CVE-2023-44483 is a vulnerability that affects all versions of Apache Santuario - XML Security for Java prior to 2.2.6, 2.3.4, and 3.0.3. This vulnerability occurs when using the JSR 105 API, where a private key may be disclosed in log files when generating an XML Signature and logging with debug level is enabled. To remediate this issue, users are advised to upgrade to version 2.2.6, 2.3.4, or 3.0.3, which include fixes for this vulnerability. The potential danger this vulnerability poses to an organization is rated as medium severity with a base score of 6.5 out of 10 by NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD). It has a low attack complexity and requires low privileges to exploit, but it can result in high confidentiality impact if an attacker gains access to the private key through the log files.

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