Arbitrary file upload in SugarCRM

Published: 2023-01-11 | Updated: 2023-03-11
Risk Critical
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2023-22952
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software
Web applications / CMS

Vendor SugarCRM Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one critical risk vulnerability.

1) Arbitrary file upload

EUVDB-ID: #VU71075

Risk: Critical


CVE-ID: CVE-2023-22952

CWE-ID: CWE-434 - Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type

Exploit availability: Yes


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of file during file upload. A remote attacker bypass implemented authentication process, upload a malicious file and execute it on the server.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise the affected system.

Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.


Install the v1.1 of "hotfix 91155 XXXX" for Sugar Sell, Serve, Enterprise, Professional, and Ultimate versions.

Vulnerable software versions

SugarCRM: 11.0.0 - 12.2.0

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?