CVSS 3.1 Score 3.9 of 10 (low)


Published Oct 23, 2023
Updated: Oct 31, 2023


CVE-2023-46122 is a vulnerability in the sbt build tool for Scala, Java, and others. It allows for the writing of arbitrary files when given a specially crafted zip or JAR file through the IO.unzip function. This vulnerability has the potential to overwrite the /root/.ssh/authorized_keys file. The affected products include sbt versions prior to 1.9.7. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update to version 1.9.7 or later. The danger posed by this vulnerability is rated as low, with a base severity score of 3.9 out of 10, and requires low privileges and user interaction in a local attack vector.

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