CVSS 3.1 Score 6.1 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 12, 2023
Updated: Oct 18, 2023


CVE-2023-5562 is a vulnerability in KNIME Analytics Platform before version 5.2.0 that allows for a cross-site scripting attack. This vulnerability affects several JavaScript-based view nodes in KNIME Analytics Platform when used as an executor for either KNIME Server or KNIME Business Hub. The data displayed by default in these view nodes is not properly sanitized, allowing for the execution of malicious JavaScript code in the browser. To remediate this vulnerability, users are advised to enable data sanitization options in KNIME Analytics Platform, which will be enabled by default in version 5.2.0. This vulnerability poses a medium-level risk to organizations as it can allow an attacker to perform operations that the user is allowed to perform silently, potentially compromising the integrity and confidentiality of the organization's data.

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