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Discourse 2.8.x < 2.8.0.beta10 DoS Vulnerability CVE-2021-43850

Severity
CVSSv3 Score
6.8
Vulnerability description

Discourse is prone to a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability.

Risk description

Admins users can trigger a Denial of Service attack via the /message-bus/_diagnostics path. The impact of this vulnerability is greater on multisite Discourse instances (where multiple forums are served from a single application server) where any admin user on any of the forums are able to visit the /message-bus/_diagnostics path.

Recommendation

Update to version 2.8.0.beta10 or later.

Codename
Not available
Detectable with
Network Scanner
Scan engine
OpenVAS
Exploitable with Sniper
No
CVE Published
Jan 4, 2022
Detection added at
Software Type
Not available
Vendor
Not available
Product
Not available