CVE-2023-49599

CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Jan 10, 2024
Updated: Jan 17, 2024
CWE ID 331

Summary

CVE-2023-49599 is an insufficient entropy vulnerability in the salt generation functionality of WWBN AVideo dev master commit 15fed957fb. This vulnerability allows an attacker to escalate privileges by crafting a series of HTTP requests and gathering system information. By brute forcing the salt offline, the attacker can forge a legitimate password recovery code for the admin user. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as CRITICAL, with a base score of 9.8 out of 10. It poses a high risk to organizations, with potential impacts on confidentiality, integrity, and availability of affected systems. It is recommended to apply remediation measures promptly to address this vulnerability and mitigate its potential dangers.

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