CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 21, 2023
Updated: Dec 28, 2023


CVE-2023-47265 is a stored XSS vulnerability affecting Apache Airflow versions 2.6.0 through 2.7.3. This vulnerability allows a DAG author to inject unbounded and unsanitized JavaScript into the parameter description field of the DAG, which can be executed on the client side of any user viewing the tasks in their browser sandbox. While this vulnerability does not allow for server-side data manipulation or exiting the browser sandbox, it enables the modification of what other users see when viewing DAG details, potentially leading to misleading information being presented. To mitigate this risk, users are advised to upgrade to Apache Airflow version 2.8.0 or newer. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM and requires LOW privileges and user interaction for exploitation, with an exploitability score of 2.3 out of 10.

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