CVSS 3.1 Score 9.1 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 16, 2023
Updated: Oct 24, 2023


CVE-2023-45685, also known as CWE-22, is a critical cyber vulnerability that affects South River Technologies' Titan MFT and Titan SFTP servers on both Windows and Linux platforms. This vulnerability allows an authenticated attacker to write a file to any location on the file system through path traversal, due to insufficient path validation when extracting a zip archive. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as CRITICAL, with a base score of 9.1 out of 10. It requires high privileges and has high impacts on both integrity and confidentiality. The attack vector is through the network, and user interaction is not required. The availability impact is also rated as high. Remediation measures should be taken immediately to address this vulnerability in order to prevent potential exploitation and unauthorized access to sensitive data or systems.

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