CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Jul 6, 2023
Updated: Jul 14, 2023
CWE ID 770


CVE-2023-36461 is a high-severity vulnerability found in Mastodon, an open-source social network server. Versions prior to 3.5.9, 4.0.5, and 4.1.3 are affected by this vulnerability. Exploiting the vulnerability allows a malicious server to extend the response duration through slowloris-type attacks, potentially leading to the server becoming unresponsive. The issue can be remediated by updating to versions 3.5.9, 4.0.5, or 4.1.3 as they contain a patch for this vulnerability. The vulnerability has a CVSS base score of 7.5 and poses a high danger to organizations as it can impact the availability of Mastodon servers, affecting user access and functionality.

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