CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jun 25, 2023
Updated: May 17, 2024
CWE ID 674


CVE-2023-36632 is a vulnerability in the legacy email.utils.parseaddr function in Python through 3.11.4. Attackers can exploit this vulnerability by providing a crafted argument, which can trigger a "RecursionError: maximum recursion depth exceeded while calling a Python object." This vulnerability affects various products, including 'r-ztLH', 'jEv0yn', 'U6dIZR', and 'avXCPa'. To remediate this issue, applications should use the email.parser.BytesParser or email.parser.Parser class instead of the vulnerable function. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is high, with a CVSS base score of 7.5, as it could allow attackers to disrupt the availability of affected systems.


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