CVE-2023-43665

CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Nov 3, 2023
Updated: Apr 20, 2024
CWE ID 1284

Summary

CVE-2023-43665 is a vulnerability in the Django web framework versions 3.2 before 3.2.22, 4.1 before 4.1.12, and 4.2 before 4.2.6. The vulnerability allows for a potential denial of service (DoS) attack through the django.utils.text.Truncator chars() and words() methods when used with html=True and with inputs containing very long and potentially malformed HTML text. This vulnerability affects multiple products including 'rMendz', 'i3sSg6', 'iXqQMl', and others listed in the source text. To remediate the issue, organizations are advised to update their Django installations to version 3.2.22, 4.1.12, or 4.2.6, which contain a fix for this vulnerability. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is high, with a base severity rating of HIGH according to NVD@NIST.gov, indicating a significant impact on availability if exploited successfully via network attack vectors without requiring any privileges or user interaction.

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