CVSS 3.1 Score 6.8 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 19, 2023
Updated: Dec 28, 2023
CWE ID 362


CVE-2023-49706 is a vulnerability found in LinOTP 3.x before version 3.2.5. It allows remote unauthenticated attackers to escalate privileges and act as another user by exploiting a race condition in the Self Service feature. The vulnerability can be triggered by generating repeated API requests concurrently with user activity in the self-service portal. The base severity of this vulnerability is classified as MEDIUM, with a CVSS score of 6.8. It requires network access and user interaction, and has high impacts on integrity and confidentiality. Organizations using LinOTP 3.x should update to version 3.2.5 or newer to remediate this vulnerability and prevent potential unauthorized privilege escalation attacks.

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