CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Jun 18, 2024
Updated: Jun 20, 2024
CWE ID 287


The vulnerability with CVE ID CVE-2024-38351 affects Pocketbase, an open-source web backend written in Go. It allows a malicious user to compromise other user accounts if both OAuth2 and Password authentication methods are enabled. The attack scenario involves the malicious actor registering with the targeted user's unverified email, the targeted user signing up with OAuth2, and the association of the OAuth2 user's email with an existing PocketBase user. As a result, the attacker gains access to the targeted user's account. To remediate this vulnerability, it is recommended to reset the password for specific cases where OAuth2 authentication is used. This vulnerability poses a medium risk with a base score of 5.4 according to CVSS version 3.1.

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