CVE-2021-41082 Detail

Current Description

Discourse is a platform for community discussion. In affected versions any private message that includes a group had its title and participating user exposed to users that do not have access to the private messages. However, access control for the private messages was not compromised as users were not able to view the posts in the leaked private message despite seeing it in their inbox. The problematic commit was reverted around 32 minutes after it was made. Users are encouraged to upgrade to the latest commit if they are running Discourse against the `tests-passed` branch.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  GitHub, Inc.
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/discourse/discourse/commit/27bad28c530c89acab35a56b945b6a3924280f4b Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/discourse/discourse/commit/ddb458343dc39a7a8c99467dcd809b444514fe2c Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/discourse/discourse/security/advisories/GHSA-vm3x-w6jm-j9vv Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-863 Incorrect Authorization cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor Provider acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-41082
NVD Published Date:
09/20/2021
NVD Last Modified:
10/04/2021
Source:
GitHub, Inc.