CVSS 3.1 Score 9.9 of 10 (high)


Published Mar 7, 2024
Updated: Mar 23, 2024


CVE-2024-2044 is a path-traversal vulnerability affecting pgAdmin <= 8.3. This vulnerability allows an unauthenticated attacker on Windows to load and deserialize remote pickle objects, leading to potential code execution. On POSIX/Linux, an authenticated attacker can upload pickle objects and gain code execution. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as CRITICAL with a base score of 9.9 out of 10. It poses a high risk to organizations as it can lead to unauthorized access, data compromise, and potential system compromise. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their pgAdmin version to a version higher than 8.3 that includes the necessary security patches.

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