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CVE-2022-36066 Detail

Current Description

Discourse is an open source discussion platform. In versions prior to 2.8.9 on the `stable` branch and prior to 2.9.0.beta10 on the `beta` and `tests-passed` branches, admins can upload a maliciously crafted Zip or Gzip Tar archive to write files at arbitrary locations and trigger remote code execution. The problem is patched in version 2.8.9 on the `stable` branch and version 2.9.0.beta10 on the `beta` and `tests-passed` branches. There are no known workarounds.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.2 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  GitHub, Inc.
Base Score:  9.1 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/discourse/discourse/commit/b27d5626d208a22c516a0adfda7554b67b493835 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/discourse/discourse/pull/18421 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/discourse/discourse/security/advisories/GHSA-grvh-qcpg-hfmv Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-434 Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type Provider acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2022-36066
NVD Published Date:
09/29/2022
NVD Last Modified:
10/06/2022
Source:
GitHub, Inc.