CVSS 3.1 Score 9.3 of 10 (high)


Published Feb 21, 2024
Updated: Feb 22, 2024


CVE-2024-23346 is a critical security vulnerability found in the `JonesFaithfulTransformation.from_transformation_str()` method in the `pymatgen` library prior to version 2024.2.20. This vulnerability allows for the execution of arbitrary code when processing untrusted input, as the method insecurely utilizes `eval()`. The danger of this vulnerability lies in the potential for an attacker to exploit it and execute unauthorized actions on a system. To remediate this issue, users should update to version 2024.2.20 or later of the `pymatgen` library. The severity of this vulnerability is rated as CRITICAL with a base score of 9.3, indicating a high risk to organizations if left unaddressed.


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