CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 3, 2023
Updated: Oct 5, 2023
CWE ID 404


CVE-2023-5255 is a cyber vulnerability that affects Puppet Server. It is related to certificates that use the auto-renew feature, as there is a flaw that prevents these certificates from being revoked. The vulnerability has a base severity of HIGH and a base score of 7.5 according to NIST. It has an exploitability score of 3.9 and an impact score of 3.6. The attack vector is through the network, and the attack complexity is low, requiring no privileges or user interaction. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is high availability impact, which could disrupt the affected organization's operations. There is no information provided on how to remediate this vulnerability or any reported incidents related to it.

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