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Discourse 2.9.x < 2.9.0.beta2 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

6 months ago

Modified

Modified

6 months ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

Users can trigger a DoS attack by posting a streaming URL. Parsing Oneboxes in the background job is triggering an infinite loop which is causing memory leaks.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Discourse version 2.9.0.beta1.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Update to version 2.9.0.beta2 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)