CVSS 3.1 Score 9.6 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 31, 2023
Updated: Nov 8, 2023
CWE ID 287
CWE ID 306


CVE-2023-46249 is a vulnerability that affects the authentik open-source Identity Provider. Prior to versions 2023.8.4 and 2023.10.2, an attacker could potentially set the password of the default admin user without any authentication if the default admin user has been deleted. The vulnerability arises from the blueprint used to create the default admin user, which can also set the password from an environment variable. To remediate this issue, it is recommended to ensure that the default admin user (Username akadmin) exists and has a strong password set, or deactivate the user to prevent logins as akadmin. This vulnerability poses a high potential danger to organizations as it allows unauthorized access and control over the Identity Provider system.

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