CVE-2024-21493

CVSS 3.1 Score 5.3 of 10 (medium)

Details

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

Summary

CVE-2024-21493 is a vulnerability that affects all versions of the package github.com/greenpau/caddy-security. 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.

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