CVSS 3.1 Score 6.0 of 10 (medium)


Published Mar 20, 2024


CVE-2024-23634 is a vulnerability that affects GeoServer, an open-source software server used for sharing and editing geospatial data. Versions prior to 2.23.5 and 2.24.2 are vulnerable to an arbitrary file renaming issue, allowing authenticated administrators with permissions to modify stores through the REST Coverage Store or Data Store API to rename files and directories with names that do not end in .zip. This vulnerability can lead to denial of service attacks, potentially preventing GeoServer from running or deleting specific resources such as workspaces, layers, or styles. The impact of this vulnerability is rated as medium severity, with a base score of 6.0 according to CVSS version 3.1. It requires high privileges but does not require user interaction, and the attack vector is through the network. The availability impact is high while the confidentiality and integrity impacts are low. Remediation involves updating GeoServer to version 2.23.5 or 2.24.2 to mitigate the vulnerability.

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