CVSS 3.1 Score 5.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Jul 11, 2023
Updated: Dec 3, 2023


CVE-2022-48521 is a cyber vulnerability that affects OpenDKIM versions 2.10.3 and 2.11.x through 2.11.0-Beta2. It allows a remote attacker to create an email message with a fake sender address, causing programs that rely on Authentication-Results from OpenDKIM to incorrectly validate the message as having a valid DKIM signature. To remediate this vulnerability, users should upgrade to the latest version of OpenDKIM. This vulnerability poses a medium-level risk to organizations, with a base severity score of 5.3 out of 10, as it could lead to email spoofing and potential phishing attacks.


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