CVE-2021-45115

high

Description

An issue was discovered in Django 2.2 before 2.2.26, 3.2 before 3.2.11, and 4.0 before 4.0.1. UserAttributeSimilarityValidator incurred significant overhead in evaluating a submitted password that was artificially large in relation to the comparison values. In a situation where access to user registration was unrestricted, this provided a potential vector for a denial-of-service attack.

References

https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/4.0/releases/security/

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/django-announce

https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2022/jan/04/security-releases/

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20220121-0005/

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/B4SQG2EAF4WCI2SLRL6XRDJ3RPK3ZRDV/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2022-01-05

Updated: 2022-07-12

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH