CVSS 3.1 Score 7.2 of 10 (high)


Published Feb 26, 2024


CVE-2024-27081 is a security misconfiguration vulnerability affecting ESPHome version 2023.12.9, a system used to control ESP8266/ESP32 devices. Authenticated remote attackers can exploit this vulnerability through the edit configuration file API in the dashboard component, allowing them to read and write arbitrary files under the configuration directory. This could potentially lead to remote code execution. The vulnerability has been patched in version 2024.2.1, and organizations using ESPHome should update to this version to mitigate the risk of exploitation. The severity of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH, with a CVSS score of 7.2, indicating significant potential impact on integrity and confidentiality of affected systems.

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