A path traversal vulnerability was identified in GitHub Enterprise Server that allowed remote code execution when building a GitHub Pages site. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would need permission to create and build a GitHub Pages site on the GitHub Enterprise Server instance. This vulnerability affected all versions of GitHub Enterprise Server prior to versions 3.8 and was fixed in versions 3.7.7, 3.6.10, 3.5.14, and 3.4.17. This vulnerability was reported via the GitHub Bug Bounty program.
Published 2023-03-08 19:15:11
Updated 2023-03-14 20:58:51
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Vulnerability category: Directory traversalExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2023-23760

0.47%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 75 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2023-23760

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
8.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.8
5.9
NIST
4.9
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N
1.8
2.7
GitHub, Inc. (Products Only)

CWE ids for CVE-2023-23760

  • The product uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the product does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • product-cna@github.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2023-23760

Products affected by CVE-2023-23760

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