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Published 2022-01-03 13:15:08
Updated 2022-08-30 15:52:01
Source WPScan
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Input validationDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-24893

0.12%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 46 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-24893

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2021-24893

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • The product does not properly control the allocation and maintenance of a limited resource, thereby enabling an actor to influence the amount of resources consumed, eventually leading to the exhaustion of available resources.
    Assigned by: contact@wpscan.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2021-24893

Products affected by CVE-2021-24893

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