CVSS 3.1 Score 7.3 of 10 (high)


Published Jul 6, 2023
Updated: Jul 13, 2023
CWE ID 436


CVE-2023-36456 is a vulnerability that affects the open-source Identity Provider, authentik, prior to versions 2023.4.3 and 2023.5.5. It occurs when authentik setups are directly accessible by users without a reverse proxy. This vulnerability allows for possible spoofing of IP addresses in logs and downstream applications proxied by the built-in outpost. It poses a potential security risk as it can bypass IP-based authentication checks and make the IP addresses in logfiles and user sessions unreliable. The affected products include various versions of authentik, qT2FP, r_dI1K, pdzJdG, pdzJcG, pdzJbG, pdzJaG, and pdzJZG. The severity level of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH with a base score of 7.3 according to CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L.


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