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Weak Password Recovery Mechanism for Forgotten Password

CVE-2021-28128

Severity High
Score 8.1/10

Summary

In Strapi the admin panel allows the changing of one's own password without entering the current password. An attacker who gains access to a valid session can use this to take over an account by changing the password. NOTE: This is fixed in version 4.3.3 on GitHub, but versions 4.x are not present in NPM.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE

CWE-640 - Weak Password Recovery Mechanism for Forgotten Password

The software contains a mechanism for users to recover or change their passwords without knowing the original password, but the mechanism is weak.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published