CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 20, 2023
Updated: Oct 28, 2023


CVE-2023-46117 is a vulnerability in reconftw, a tool used for automated reconnaissance on target domains. The vulnerability allows for a Remote Code Execution (RCE) attack due to inadequate validation of retrieved subdomains. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability by creating a malicious Content Security Policy (CSP) entry on their own domain. Successful exploitation of the vulnerability can result in arbitrary code execution within the application, potentially compromising the system. The issue has been addressed in version, and users are advised to upgrade to this version to remediate the vulnerability. There are no known workarounds for this vulnerability, and it affects various products listed under the affected_products field. The vulnerability has a high severity rating with a base score of 8.8 according to NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD).

Explore Beyond the CVE Basics with Recorded Future's Vulnerability Intelligence

Note: This is just a basic overview providing quick insights into CVE-2023-46117 information. Gain full access to comprehensive CVE data, risk scores, prioritization, and mitigation data through Recorded Future's Vulnerability Intelligence:
  • Prioritize with Risk-Based Scoring
  • Explore the Extensive Vulnerability Database
  • Receive Early Alerts on Emerging CVEs
  • Focus on Critical Exploitable Vulnerabilities
  • Streamline Remediation with Integration Options