CVSS 3.1 Score 4.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 13, 2023
Updated: Dec 18, 2023
CWE ID 130


CVE-2023-50248 is a vulnerability in CKAN, an open-source data management system. The vulnerability exists in versions 2.0.0 to 2.9.10 and 2.10.3 of CKAN. By crafting a field in a POST request to the /dataset/new endpoint, an attacker can cause an out-of-memory error on the hosting server, provided they have permissions to create or edit datasets. The vulnerability has been patched in CKAN 2.9.10 and 2.10.3. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is significant, as it can lead to denial of service on the hosting server, impacting availability and potentially disrupting organizational operations that rely on CKAN for data management.

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