Inkdrop vulnerable to code injection


Inkdrop provided by Takuya Matsuyama is a Markdown editor. Inkdrop contains a code injection vulnerability (CWE-94).

T.Nodoka 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 7.8 (High) [IPA Score]
  • Attack Vector: Local
  • Attack Complexity: Low
  • Privileges Required: None
  • User Interaction: Required
  • Scope: Unchanged
  • Confidentiality Impact: High
  • Integrity Impact: High
  • Availability Impact: High
CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 6.8 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: Partial
Affected Products

Takuya Matsuyama
  • Inkdrop versions prior to v5.6.0


If a specially crafted markdown file is opened using the product, arbitrary code may be executed.

[Update the Software]
The developer states that Inkdrop has an auto-update feature, therefore affected versions of the product will be automatically updated.
Vendor Information

Takuya Matsuyama
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Code Injection(CWE-94) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2023-44141

  1. JVN : JVN#48057522
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2023-44141
Revision History

  • [2023/10/30]
      Web page was published
  • [2023/11/15]
      Overview was modified
  • [2024/05/07]
      References : Content was added