CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Feb 20, 2024


CVE-2024-1648 is a vulnerability in electron-pdf version 20.0.0 that allows an external attacker to remotely obtain arbitrary local files due to lack of validation of HTML content entered by the user. This vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH and a base score of 7.5 according to CVSS:3.1. The potential danger it poses to an organization is categorized as high in terms of confidentiality impact, as it can lead to unauthorized access and disclosure of sensitive information. Remediation for this vulnerability would involve updating electron-pdf to a version that addresses the issue and implementing proper input validation mechanisms to prevent cross-site scripting attacks.

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