CVE-2021-46898

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.1 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Oct 22, 2023
Updated: Oct 30, 2023
CWE ID 601

Summary

CVE-2021-46898, also known as Django Grappelli vulnerability, affects the django-grappelli package before version 2.15.2. The vulnerability arises from the failure of views/switch.py to adequately prevent external redirection with startswith("/") method, which leaves it susceptible to protocol-relative URL attacks (e.g., //example.com). The risk score for this vulnerability is 26, with a base severity of MEDIUM and a base score of 6.1 according to the NVD. The exploitability score is 2.8, requiring user interaction over the network and no privileges. The impact on integrity and confidentiality is low, while availability impact is none. Organizations are advised to update to Django Grappelli version 2.15.2 or newer to remedy this vulnerability and avoid potential attacks involving URL redirection to untrusted sites.

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