CVSS 3.1 Score 5.9 of 10 (medium)


Published Jan 23, 2024
Updated: Feb 1, 2024
CWE ID 319


CVE-2023-51201 is a vulnerability that affects ROS2 Foxy Fitzroy, with ROS_VERSION=2 and ROS_PYTHON_VERSION=3. It involves a cleartext transmission issue, which allows attackers to access sensitive information through a man-in-the-middle attack. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM, with a base score of 5.9 according to The exploitability score is 2.2, indicating a moderate level of difficulty for attackers to exploit the vulnerability. The potential danger it poses to organizations is classified as HIGH in terms of confidentiality impact, as sensitive information can be compromised. It is recommended to remediate this vulnerability by applying necessary security patches or updates provided by the ROS2 community.

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