CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Jul 6, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-26138 is a vulnerability that affects all versions of the package drogonframework/drogon. It is categorized as a CRLF Injection vulnerability, which occurs when untrusted user input is used to set request headers in the addHeader function. This allows an attacker to inject additional headers in the request by adding carriage return line feeds (\r\n) characters. The vulnerability has a risk score of 15 and a base severity level of MEDIUM. The potential danger it poses to an organization includes the possibility of unauthorized injection of headers, which could lead to various attacks such as header manipulation or cross-site scripting (XSS). To remediate this vulnerability, users are advised to update their drogonframework/drogon package to a fixed version that addresses the issue.

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