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Advisory Published

CVE-2023-41266: Qlik Sense Path Traversal Vulnerability

First published: Tue Aug 29 2023(Updated: )

A path traversal vulnerability found in Qlik Sense Enterprise for Windows for versions May 2023 Patch 3 and earlier, February 2023 Patch 7 and earlier, November 2022 Patch 10 and earlier, and August 2022 Patch 12 and earlier allows an unauthenticated remote attacker to generate an anonymous session. This allows them to transmit HTTP requests to unauthorized endpoints. This is fixed in August 2023 IR, May 2023 Patch 4, February 2023 Patch 8, November 2022 Patch 11, and August 2022 Patch 13.

Credit: cve@mitre.org cve@mitre.org

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Qlik Qlik Sense=august_2022
Qlik Qlik Sense=august_2022-patch_1
Qlik Qlik Sense=august_2022-patch_10
Qlik Qlik Sense=august_2022-patch_11
Qlik Qlik Sense=august_2022-patch_12
Qlik Qlik Sense=august_2022-patch_2
Qlik Qlik Sense=august_2022-patch_3
Qlik Qlik Sense=august_2022-patch_4
Qlik Qlik Sense=august_2022-patch_5
Qlik Qlik Sense=august_2022-patch_6
Qlik Qlik Sense=august_2022-patch_7
Qlik Qlik Sense=august_2022-patch_8
Qlik Qlik Sense=august_2022-patch_9
Qlik Qlik Sense=february_2023
Qlik Qlik Sense=february_2023-patch_1
Qlik Qlik Sense=february_2023-patch_2
Qlik Qlik Sense=february_2023-patch_3
Qlik Qlik Sense=february_2023-patch_4
Qlik Qlik Sense=february_2023-patch_5
Qlik Qlik Sense=february_2023-patch_6
Qlik Qlik Sense=february_2023-patch_7
Qlik Qlik Sense=may_2023
Qlik Qlik Sense=may_2023-patch_1
Qlik Qlik Sense=may_2023-patch_2
Qlik Qlik Sense=may_2023-patch3
Qlik Qlik Sense=november_2022
Qlik Qlik Sense=november_2022-patch_1
Qlik Qlik Sense=november_2022-patch_10
Qlik Qlik Sense=november_2022-patch_2
Qlik Qlik Sense=november_2022-patch_3
Qlik Qlik Sense=november_2022-patch_4
Qlik Qlik Sense=november_2022-patch_5
Qlik Qlik Sense=november_2022-patch_6
Qlik Qlik Sense=november_2022-patch_7
Qlik Qlik Sense=november_2022-patch_8
Qlik Qlik Sense=november_2022-patch_9
Qlik Sense


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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the vulnerability ID for this path traversal vulnerability?

    The vulnerability ID for this path traversal vulnerability is CVE-2023-41266.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-41266?

    The severity of CVE-2023-41266 is high.

  • Which software versions are affected by CVE-2023-41266?

    The versions affected by CVE-2023-41266 are May 2023 Patch 3 and earlier, February 2023 Patch 7 and earlier, November 2022 Patch 10 and earlier, and August 2022 Patch 12 and earlier.

  • How can an unauthenticated remote attacker exploit CVE-2023-41266?

    An unauthenticated remote attacker can exploit CVE-2023-41266 by generating an anonymous session.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2023-41266?

    You can find more information about CVE-2023-41266 at the following references: [link1](https://community.qlik.com/t5/Official-Support-Articles/Critical-Security-fixes-for-Qlik-Sense-Enterprise-for-Windows/ta-p/2110801) and [link2](https://community.qlik.com/t5/Release-Notes/tkb-p/ReleaseNotes).


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