CVSS 3.1 Score 5.9 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 18, 2023
Updated: Mar 13, 2024
CWE ID 354


CVE-2023-48795 is a vulnerability in the SSH transport protocol found in OpenSSH before version 9.6 and other products. It allows remote attackers to bypass integrity checks, leading to downgraded or disabled security features in the connection. This vulnerability affects several products, including Maverick Synergy Java SSH API, Dropbear, Ssh in Erlang/OTP, PuTTY, AsyncSSH,, and libssh. The potential danger to organizations is that it can compromise the integrity of the SSH connection, potentially enabling unauthorized access or data tampering. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM with a base score of 5.9 according to NIST's CVSS scoring system.

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