CVE-2024-21494

CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Feb 17, 2024
Updated: Feb 20, 2024
CWE ID 290

Summary

The CVE ID CVE-2024-21494 reports a vulnerability in the package github.com/greenpau/caddy-security, affecting all versions. The vulnerability allows for Authentication Bypass by Spoofing through the X-Forwarded-For header, due to improper input sanitization. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability by spoofing an IP address used in the user identity module. This could potentially lead to unauthorized access if the system trusts the spoofed IP address. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as MEDIUM with a base score of 5.4 according to the CVSS v3.1 scoring system. No specific remediation steps or potential danger to an organization are mentioned in the provided information.

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