CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Feb 26, 2024
Updated: Mar 7, 2024
CWE ID 770


CVE-2024-23837 is a secondary cyber vulnerability that affects LibHTP, a security-aware parser for the HTTP protocol. Crafted traffic can exploit this vulnerability, causing excessive processing time of HTTP headers and leading to denial of service. The issue has been addressed in version 0.5.46 of LibHTP. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is rated as high, with a base severity score of 7.5 out of 10. It does not require any privileges or user interaction, and the attack vector is through the network. The integrity and confidentiality impact are none, but the availability impact is high.

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