CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 5, 2023
Updated: Oct 13, 2023
CWE ID 755


CVE-2023-4540 is an Improper Handling of Exceptional Conditions vulnerability in the Daurnimator lua-http library. This vulnerability allows for excessive allocation and can be exploited to launch a denial of service (DoS) attack by sending a specifically crafted request to the server. The affected products are lua-http versions before commit ddab283. The potential danger of this vulnerability is rated as high, with a base severity score of 7.5 out of 10. To remediate the issue, users should update to the latest version of lua-http.


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