CVSS 3.1 Score 7.6 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 11, 2023
Updated: Dec 14, 2023
CWE ID 285


CVE-2023-6538 is a cyber vulnerability that affects SMU versions prior to 14.8.7825.01. This vulnerability allows authenticated users in Storage, Server, or combined Server+Storage administrative roles to access SMU configuration backup through URL manipulation, which should be restricted to those specific roles. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH, with a base score of 7.6 out of 10. The confidentiality impact is classified as HIGH, while the integrity impact is low. The potential danger posed to an organization includes unintended information disclosure and unauthorized access to sensitive configuration backups. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should update their SMU software to version 14.8.7825.01 or higher to mitigate the risk of exploitation.

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