CVSS 3.1 Score 6.2 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 13, 2023
Updated: Dec 19, 2023
CWE ID 121
CWE ID 787
CWE ID 120


CVE-2023-50268 is a vulnerability affecting the jq command-line JSON processor version 1.7. It is susceptible to a stack-based buffer overflow in builds using decNumber. The issue has been patched in version 1.7.1. This vulnerability poses a medium risk with a base score of 6.2 and an impact score of 3.6. It requires no privileges or user interaction for exploitation and has a low attack complexity. The potential danger lies in the ability for a local attacker to exploit the vulnerability, leading to high availability impact in affected organizations using the vulnerable version of jq.

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