CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 21, 2023
Updated: Dec 29, 2023
CWE ID 269


CVE-2023-6804, also known as "Improper Privilege Management," is a medium-severity vulnerability that affected all versions of GitHub Enterprise Server since 3.8. The vulnerability allowed for the execution of arbitrary workflows using an improperly scoped PAT (Personal Access Token). To exploit this, a pre-existing workflow must have been present in the target repository. The issue was fixed in versions 3.8.12, 3.9.7, 3.10.4, and 3.11.1 of GitHub Enterprise Server. The vulnerability had a base severity score of 5.5 and integrity impact rated as high according to CVSS:3.1 metrics, indicating potential danger to organizations if exploited by an attacker with low privileges and local access to the system.

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