CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Feb 4, 2024
Updated: Mar 7, 2024
CWE ID 776


CVE-2023-52426, also known as libexpat through 2.5.0 vulnerability, is a cyber vulnerability that affects multiple products, including hAicIB, hAicIA, hAicID, and more. The vulnerability allows for recursive XML Entity Expansion if XML_DTD is undefined at compile time. The risk score for this vulnerability is 27, with a base severity of MEDIUM and a base score of 5.5. The exploitability score is 1.8, indicating a relatively low level of difficulty for attackers to exploit this vulnerability. The potential danger it poses to an organization includes the possibility of unauthorized access or manipulation of data stored in affected systems. Remediation measures should include updating the libexpat library to version 2.5.1 or higher to mitigate the risk associated with this vulnerability.

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