CVSS 3.1 Score 5.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Feb 17, 2024
Updated: Feb 20, 2024
CWE ID 129


CVE-2024-21493 is a vulnerability that affects all versions of the package It is categorized as an Improper Validation of Array Index vulnerability (CWE-129). The vulnerability occurs due to multiple parsing functions in the affected library not validating whether their input values are nil before attempting to access elements, leading to a panic (index out of range). This can introduce ambiguity and vulnerabilities during the parsing of a configuration file, hindering the correct interpretation and configuration of the web server. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as MEDIUM with a base score of 5.3 according to CVSS:3.1. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update to a fixed version or apply patches provided by the package maintainer. It poses a potential danger to organizations as it could potentially be exploited by attackers over the network, impacting availability and leading to unauthorized access or other malicious activities.

Explore Beyond the CVE Basics with Recorded Future's Vulnerability Intelligence

Note: This is just a basic overview providing quick insights into CVE-2024-21493 information. Gain full access to comprehensive CVE data, risk scores, prioritization, and mitigation data through Recorded Future's Vulnerability Intelligence:
  • Prioritize with Risk-Based Scoring
  • Explore the Extensive Vulnerability Database
  • Receive Early Alerts on Emerging CVEs
  • Focus on Critical Exploitable Vulnerabilities
  • Streamline Remediation with Integration Options