CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Nov 23, 2023
Updated: Mar 21, 2024


CVE-2023-49210, also known as the openssl vulnerability, affects the openssl NPM package through version 2.0.0. This vulnerability only impacts products that are no longer supported by the maintainer. It allows for command injection through an opts argument that contains a verb field. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as CRITICAL with a base score of 9.8 out of 10, indicating a high level of danger to organizations. To remediate this vulnerability, affected products should be updated to a supported version that addresses the issue.


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