CVE-2023-49259

CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Jan 12, 2024
Updated: Jan 18, 2024
CWE ID 327

Summary

CVE-2023-49259 is a vulnerability that affects the authentication cookies generated by a certain product. These cookies are generated using an algorithm based on the username, a hardcoded secret, and the system's up-time, which can be easily guessed within a reasonable time. The vulnerability has a base severity of HIGH and a base score of 7.5 according to NVD@nist.gov. It poses a potential danger to organizations as it allows attackers to exploit the vulnerability over a network without requiring any privileges or user interaction. The confidentiality impact is rated as HIGH, indicating the possibility of unauthorized access to sensitive information. To remediate this vulnerability, it is necessary to update the product with a fix that addresses the flawed encryption algorithm used for generating authentication cookies.

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