CVE-2023-52138

CVSS 3.1 Score 9.6 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Feb 5, 2024
Updated: Feb 29, 2024
CWE ID 25
CWE ID 59
CWE ID 22

Summary

CVE-2023-52138 is a Path Traversal vulnerability found in Engrampa, an archive manager for the MATE environment. This vulnerability allows attackers to achieve full Remote Command Execution (RCE) on the target system. By crafting a malicious cpio or ISO archive, an attacker can exploit this vulnerability and write arbitrary files to unintended locations. The issue was fixed in commit 63d5dfa. The vulnerability has a base severity of CRITICAL, with high impacts on integrity and confidentiality. It requires user interaction and network access to exploit. There are multiple affected products, but no specific information about how to remediate it is provided in the given text.

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