CVSS 3.1 Score 8.4 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 22, 2023
Updated: Jan 3, 2024
CWE ID 284


The vulnerability with the CVE ID name CVE-2023-51661 affects the Wasmer WebAssembly runtime, which allows containers to run applications in various environments. The issue arises when untrusted Wasm code is executed on Wasmer, as it can gain access to the host filesystem outside of the sandbox. This vulnerability has been addressed in version 4.2.4 of Wasmer. It is classified as a high-severity vulnerability with a base score of 8.4, posing potential risks to organizations in terms of integrity and confidentiality impacts.

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