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CVE-2022-46168 Detail

Description

Discourse is an option source discussion platform. Prior to version 2.8.14 on the `stable` branch and version 2.9.0.beta15 on the `beta` and `tests-passed` branches, recipients of a group SMTP email could see the email addresses of all other users inside the group SMTP topic. Most of the time this is not an issue as they are likely already familiar with one another's email addresses. This issue is patched in versions 2.8.14 and 2.9.0.beta15. The fix is that someone sending emails out via group SMTP to non-staged users masks those emails with blind carbon copy (BCC). Staged users are ones that have likely only interacted with the group via email, and will likely include other people who were CC'd on the original email to the group. As a workaround, disable group SMTP for any groups that have it enabled.


Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  GitHub, Inc.
Base Score:  3.5 LOW
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/discourse/discourse/pull/19724 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/discourse/discourse/security/advisories/GHSA-8p7g-3wm6-p3rm Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-359 Exposure of Private Personal 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-2022-46168
NVD Published Date:
01/05/2023
NVD Last Modified:
01/11/2023
Source:
GitHub, Inc.