CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 15, 2023
Updated: Dec 19, 2023
CWE ID 755


CVE-2023-50728 is a high-severity vulnerability that affects the octokit/webhooks toolset for Node.js versions 9.26.0 and prior. The vulnerability arises from an error handling issue in the @octokit/webhooks library, where an undefined error can cause an uncaught exception, leading to the termination of the nodejs process. The bug has been addressed and fixed in versions 9.26.3, 10.9.2, 11.1.2, and 12.0.4 of octokit/webhooks.js, app.js 14.02, octokit.js 3.1.2, and Protobot 12.3.3. This vulnerability poses a potential danger to organizations using affected versions as it could result in denial-of-service incidents if exploited by an attacker over the network without requiring any privileges or user interaction.

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