CVE-2023-49800

CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Dec 9, 2023
Updated: Dec 13, 2023
CWE ID 400
CWE ID 787
CWE ID 674

Summary

CVE-2023-49800 is a high-severity vulnerability affecting the open source module "nuxt-api-party" used for proxying API requests. The vulnerability allows a malicious user to cause a denial of service by exploiting the retry logic, resulting in a stack overflow and crashing the server. This can be achieved by constructing a URL that is known to not fetch successfully and setting the retry attempts to a high value. The issue has been addressed in version 0.22.1 of the module, and users are advised to upgrade. If unable to upgrade, users should limit ofetch options. The vulnerability poses a potential danger to organizations as it can disrupt their services and lead to downtime.

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