CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 30, 2024
Updated: Feb 8, 2024


CVE-2023-51198 is a cyber vulnerability that affects ROS2 Foxy Fitzroy, specifically when the ROS version is 2 and the ROS Python version is 3. The vulnerability allows attackers to escalate privileges through issues in the permission and access control components. The base severity of this vulnerability is classified as CRITICAL with a base score of 9.8 according to NIST. It has a high impact on integrity and confidentiality, with an exploitability score of 3.9. The attack vector is through the network, and no user interaction or privileges are required for exploitation. Organizations using the affected products should take immediate action to remediate this vulnerability to prevent potential harm and unauthorized access to their systems.

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