CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Nov 9, 2023
Updated: Nov 29, 2023
CWE ID 502


CVE-2023-47248 is a vulnerability that affects PyArrow versions 0.14.0 to 14.0.0, which are used for reading Arrow IPC, Feather or Parquet data from untrusted sources. This vulnerability allows arbitrary code execution and poses a high risk to organizations as it can be exploited remotely without requiring any privileges or user interaction. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as CRITICAL with a base score of 9.8 out of 10. To remediate the vulnerability, users are advised to upgrade to PyArrow 14.0.1 or later versions. Alternatively, they can use a separate package called pyarrow-hotfix that disables the vulnerability on older PyArrow versions.

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