PaperCut MF SecurityRequestFilter Authentication Bypass (CVE-2023-27351)

high Nessus Plugin ID 176401


A web application is affected by an authentication bypass vulnerability.


The PaperCut MF running on the remote host is affected by an authentication bypass vulnerability. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted message, to bypass access control.


Upgrade PaperCut MF to 20.1.7 / 21.2.11 / 22.0.9 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 176401

File Name: papercut_mf_cve-2023-27351.nbin

Version: 1.15

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 5/26/2023

Updated: 5/20/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-27351


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:papercut:papercut_mf

Required KB Items: installed_sw/PaperCut MF

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Patch Publication Date: 3/8/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/14/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-27351