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Discourse < 2.7.12 DoS Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 months ago

Modified

Modified

7 months ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

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.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Discourse prior to version 2.7.12.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Update to version 2.7.12 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)