CVE-2023-51890

CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Jan 24, 2024
Updated: Feb 5, 2024
CWE ID 835

Summary

CVE-2023-51890 is a vulnerability found in Mathtex 1.05 and earlier versions, which allows remote attackers to exploit an infinite loop issue by using a crafted string in the application URL. This can lead to excessive consumption of CPU resources. The vulnerability has a high severity rating with a base score of 7.5 according to NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD). The exploitability score is 3.9, indicating that it is moderately easy to exploit. No privileges are required for exploitation, and there is no user interaction necessary. The attack vector is through the network, and the potential impact includes high availability impact but no impact on confidentiality or integrity of data. Organizations using Mathtex should update to a patched version to remediate this vulnerability and prevent potential resource exhaustion attacks.

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