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CVE-2023-38633 Detail

Description

A directory traversal problem in the URL decoder of librsvg before 2.56.3 could be used by local or remote attackers to disclose files (on the local filesystem outside of the expected area), as demonstrated by href=".?../../../../../../../../../../etc/passwd" in an xi:include element.


Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2023/Jul/43 Mailing List  Not Applicable  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2023/07/27/1 Exploit  Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2023/09/06/10 Mailing List 
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1213502 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/librsvg/-/issues/996 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Vendor Advisory 
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/librsvg/-/releases/2.56.3 Release Notes 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce%40lists.fedoraproject.org/message/422NTIHIEBRASIG2DWXYBH4ADYMHY626/ Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce%40lists.fedoraproject.org/message/R5BCXT5GW6RCL45ZUHUZR4CJG2BAFDVC/ Third Party Advisory 
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=37415799 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20230831-0011/ Third Party Advisory 
https://www.canva.dev/blog/engineering/when-url-parsers-disagree-cve-2023-38633/ Exploit  Technical Description  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2023/dsa-5484 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2023-38633
NVD Published Date:
07/22/2023
NVD Last Modified:
01/24/2024
Source:
MITRE