pgAdmin 4 vulnerable to directory traversal


PostgreSQL management tool pgAdmin 4 contains a directory traversal vulnerability (CWE-22).

Yuji Tounai of Mitsui Bussan Secure Directions, Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V3 Severity:
Base Metrics 3.1 (Low) [IPA Score]
  • Attack Vector: Network
  • Attack Complexity: High
  • Privileges Required: Low
  • User Interaction: None
  • Scope: Unchanged
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Low
  • Availability Impact: None
CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 2.1 (Low) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: High
  • Authentication: Single Instance
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

pgAdmin Project
  • pgAdmin 4 versions prior to v6.19


A user of the product may change another user's settings or alter the database.

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Update the software to the latest version according to the information provided by the developer.
According to the developer, this vulnerability was fixed in pgAdmin 4 v6.19.
Vendor Information

pgAdmin Project
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Path Traversal(CWE-22) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2023-0241

  1. JVN : JVN#01398015
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2023-0241
Revision History

  • [2023/01/24]
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  • [2024/06/05]
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