CVE-2023-37899

CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Jul 19, 2023
Updated: Jul 28, 2023
CWE ID 754

Summary

CVE-2023-37899 is a vulnerability affecting Feathersjs, a framework for creating web APIs and real-time applications with TypeScript or JavaScript. This vulnerability allows an attacker to crash the NodeJS process by sending an unexpected Socket.io message. The issue arises from the Feathers socket handler not catching invalid string conversion errors. To remediate this vulnerability, users are advised to upgrade to versions 5.0.8 and 4.5.18 of Feathersjs. The potential danger of this vulnerability lies in the ability for an attacker to disrupt the affected organization's NodeJS process, leading to service interruptions or denial of service situations.

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