CVSS 3.1 Score 5.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 21, 2023
Updated: Nov 29, 2023


CVE-2023-48299, also known as the ZipSlip vulnerability, affects TorchServe versions 0.1.0 to 0.9.0. This vulnerability allows potentially harmful archives to be uploaded through the model/workflow management API, which can extract files to any location on the filesystem within the process permissions. The issue could be exploited by malicious actors to hide harmful code in open-source/public models that can be downloaded and executed on machines running TorchServe. The vulnerability has been fixed in TorchServe release 0.9.0 by implementing validation of file paths within zip archives before extraction. This vulnerability poses a medium risk with a base severity score of 5.3 (out of 10), low integrity impact, and no confidentiality impact.

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