CVE-2023-41896

CVSS 3.1 Score 9.0 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Oct 19, 2023
Updated: Oct 26, 2023
CWE ID 345

Summary

CVE-2023-41896 is a critical vulnerability in Home Assistant, an open-source home automation software. It affects multiple products and allows attackers to exploit a WebSocket authentication logic flaw to establish a connection with an alternative WebSocket backend, leading to cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. This enables the attacker to execute malicious code on the actual Home Assistant frontend domain, potentially leading to a comprehensive takeover of the system. The vulnerability requires low privileges and user interaction, and it has a high impact on integrity and confidentiality. Remediation for this vulnerability is not provided in the given information.

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