CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 20, 2023
Updated: Oct 30, 2023


CVE-2023-45471 is a vulnerability in the QAD Search Server, affecting versions up to and including The vulnerability is classified as Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) and occurs due to insufficient checks on indexes. This allows unauthenticated attackers to create a new index and inject a malicious web script into its name, which will be executed when a user accesses the search page. The severity of this vulnerability is rated as MEDIUM, with a base score of 5.4, and requires low privileges and user interaction over the network. The impact on integrity and confidentiality is considered low, with no availability impact identified. The recommended remediation for organizations using affected versions is to update to the latest version that addresses this vulnerability promptly.

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