CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Mar 15, 2024
Updated: Mar 17, 2024
CWE ID 400


CVE-2024-27085 is a vulnerability that affects Discourse, an open source platform for community discussion. In certain versions, users with the ability to invite others can inject large amounts of data into parameters used in the invite route. To remediate this vulnerability, users are advised to upgrade to the latest version of Discourse. However, if upgrading is not possible, users can disable invites or restrict access to them using the "invite allowed groups" site setting. This vulnerability poses a medium risk with a base score of 6.5 and an impact score of 3.6. The exploitability score is 2.8, and the potential danger lies in the possibility of resource exhaustion, which could lead to service availability issues for affected organizations.

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