CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 15, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 352


CVE-2023-4959 is a vulnerability in Quay, a software used for configuring Quay instances. The vulnerability allows for cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks, where an attacker can force a user to perform unwanted actions in the application. Specifically, the config-editor page in Quay is susceptible to CSRF attacks. This means that an attacker can manipulate the victim's browser into sending requests from another domain, potentially reconfiguring the Quay instance and even adding users with admin privileges. The vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM and a base score of 6.5 according to Red Hat's security alert. It requires user interaction and has a low attack complexity but poses a high availability impact. Remediation steps are not provided in the information given.

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