CVE-2023-38552

CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Oct 18, 2023
Updated: Feb 16, 2024
CWE ID 345

Summary

CVE-2023-38552 is a vulnerability that affects the experimental policy mechanism in Node.js. This vulnerability allows an application to intercept the integrity check operation and return a forged checksum, effectively disabling the integrity check. All users using the experimental policy mechanism in active release lines 18.x and 20.x are affected. The potential danger of this vulnerability is high, with a base severity rating of HIGH. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their Node.js version to a patched release that addresses this issue.

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