CVE-2024-22422

CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Jan 19, 2024
Updated: Jan 25, 2024
CWE ID 754

Summary

CVE-2024-22422 is a vulnerability in the AnythingLLM application, affecting versions prior to commit 08d33cfd8. This vulnerability allows an attacker to crash the server and launch a denial of service attack through an unauthenticated API route. The issue lies in the "data-export" endpoint, which is publicly accessible and does not require authentication. By tricking the input filter mechanism, an attacker can point to the current directory and attempt to delete it, causing the server to crash due to lack of error-handling. This vulnerability has a high severity rating, with a base score of 7.5, and can be exploited remotely over a network without requiring any privileges or user interaction. The danger posed by this vulnerability is the potential disruption of services for affected organizations. The issue has been addressed in commit 08d33cfd8, which should be applied as a remediation measure.

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