CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 12, 2023
Updated: Mar 8, 2024
CWE ID 307


CVE-2023-40834 is a critical vulnerability affecting OpenCart CMS version The vulnerability allows unauthenticated attackers to gain access to the application by exploiting a lack of protection against excessive login attempts on the login page, enabling them to launch brute force attacks on the password parameter. This vulnerability poses a high risk to organizations as it could lead to unauthorized access and compromise of sensitive information. It is recommended to remediate this vulnerability by implementing proper login rate limiting mechanisms or using multi-factor authentication to mitigate the risk of brute force attacks.

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