CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 4, 2023
Updated: Sep 8, 2023
CWE ID 918


CVE-2023-41055 is a Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF) vulnerability found in LibreY, a privacy-respecting meta search engine. This vulnerability affects versions of LibreY before commit be59098abd119cda70b15bf3faac596dfd39a744. The vulnerability allows remote attackers to send HTTP GET requests to arbitrary targets and conduct Denial-of-Service (DoS) attacks by exploiting the `wikipedia_language` cookie. Attackers can use this to download large files and reduce server performance or deny access to legitimate users. The issue has been patched in the latest commit, and it is recommended for LibreY hosters to update their systems accordingly. No known workarounds exist for this vulnerability. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH with a CVSS score of 7.5, indicating the potential danger it poses to organizations that use LibreY.


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