CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 19, 2023
Updated: Oct 25, 2023


CVE-2023-45279 is a vulnerability in Yamcs 5.8.6 that allows for cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. This vulnerability arises from the ability to upload any file to the Bucket storage mechanism, which can be exploited by uploading a display that references a malicious JavaScript file. By selecting Telemetry from the menu and navigating to the uploaded display, users can unwittingly execute the malicious code. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM and a base score of 5.4 according to NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD). The exploit requires low privileges and user interaction, and it can be carried out over a network. It has low impact on integrity and confidentiality, with no availability impact. Remediating this vulnerability involves updating Yamcs to a version that addresses this issue.

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