CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 18, 2024
Updated: Jan 29, 2024
CWE ID 352


CVE-2024-22416 is a vulnerability affecting the pyLoad Download Manager, a free and open-source software written in Python. The vulnerability arises from the use of GET requests in the pyload API, which lacks proper session cookie settings. This opens the software to potential Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks, allowing unauthorized users to make API calls. The issue has been addressed in release 0.5.0b3.dev78, and users are advised to upgrade to mitigate the risk. The vulnerability has a CVSS base score of 8.8 (High severity) with a high impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The exploitability score is 2.8, indicating that an attack can be carried out without requiring any privileges but with user interaction required over a network connection.

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