CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 12, 2024
Updated: Jan 18, 2024


CVE-2023-49254 is a vulnerability that allows an authenticated user to execute arbitrary commands as the root user by providing payload in the "destination" field of network test tools. This vulnerability is similar to CVE-2021-28151, which was mitigated on the user interface level by blacklisting certain characters with JavaScript. However, it can still be exploited by sending POST requests directly. The risk score for this vulnerability is 65, indicating a high severity level. The base severity score is 8.8 out of 10, with low privileges required and no user interaction needed. The attack vector is through the network, and it has a high impact on both integrity and confidentiality. Remediation measures should be taken to address this vulnerability promptly to prevent potential damage to an organization's systems and data security.

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