CVSS 3.1 Score 8.2 of 10 (high)


Published Mar 1, 2024
CWE ID 706


CVE-2024-27295 is a vulnerability affecting Directus, a real-time API and App dashboard for managing SQL database content. The vulnerability lies in the password reset mechanism of the Directus backend, allowing attackers to receive a password reset email intended for a victim user. This can be achieved by manipulating the victim's email address with accent characters. The issue arises from the default configuration of MySQL/MariaDB, which allows accent-insensitive and case-insensitive comparisons. The vulnerability has been addressed in version 10.8.3 of Directus. The danger posed by this vulnerability is rated as high severity, with the potential for attackers to gain access to sensitive information associated with compromised user accounts.

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