CVSS 3.1 Score 4.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Mar 29, 2024
CWE ID 248


CVE-2024-23449 is a vulnerability that affects Elasticsearch versions 8.4.0 to 8.11.1. It occurs when an encrypted PDF is sent through the REST API to the attachment processor in Elasticsearch ingest node, causing the node to crash. This vulnerability does not affect password-protected or unencrypted PDF files. The risk score for this vulnerability is 5, indicating a medium severity level. The exploitability score is 2.8, and privileges required are low, with no user interaction needed. The attack vector is through the network, and there is no impact on integrity or confidentiality. The availability impact is also low.

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