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Published 2022-01-13 18:15:08
Updated 2023-07-24 13:54:24
Source GitHub, Inc.
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Vulnerability category: Information leak

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-21678

0.06%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 23 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-21678

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
8.0
2.9
NIST
4.3
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
2.8
1.4
NIST
4.3
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
2.8
1.4
GitHub, Inc.

CWE ids for CVE-2022-21678

  • The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • security-advisories@github.com (Secondary)
  • The product performs an authorization check when an actor attempts to access a resource or perform an action, but it does not correctly perform the check. This allows attackers to bypass intended access restrictions.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2022-21678

Products affected by CVE-2022-21678

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