CVE-2023-47120

CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Nov 10, 2023
Updated: Nov 17, 2023
CWE ID 770

Summary

CVE-2023-47120 is a cyber vulnerability that affects the Discourse open source platform for community discussion. Specifically, it impacts versions 3.1.0 through 3.1.2 of the 'stable' branch and versions 3.1.0,beta6 through 3.2.0.beta2 of the 'beta' and 'tests-passed' branches. The vulnerability allows for the depletion of Redis memory by creating a website with an excessively long favicon URL and drafting multiple posts that trigger Onebox functionality. However, the issue has been addressed in version 3.1.3 of the 'stable' branch and version 3.2.0.beta3 of the 'beta' and 'tests-passed' branches, providing a remedy for this vulnerability. It is important for organizations using these affected versions to update to the patched versions promptly in order to mitigate potential risks, as this vulnerability has a high severity rating with an exploitability score of 3.9 out of 10 and an impact score of 3.6 out of 10 according to NIST's Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

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