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CVE-2023-27159 Scanner

Detects 'Server-Side-Request-Forgery (SSRF)' vulnerability in Appwrite affects v. before 1.2.1.


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Estimated Time

10 sec

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Appwrite is an open-source Backend as a Service (BaaS) platform that allows developers to build and manage web and mobile applications easily. It is a one-stop-shop for app developers who want to focus on the front-end of their applications without worrying about the backend. Appwrite provides various features such as user management, file storage, and authentication. It is the ideal solution for developers who want to save time and effort when building applications.

Recently, a Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF) vulnerability was discovered in the Appwrite platform. The vulnerability, identified by the code CVE-2023-27159, was found in the component /v1/avatars/favicon. The SSRF vulnerability allows attackers to access network resources and sensitive information via a crafted GET request. This poses a significant threat to the security of not only the Appwrite platform but also the applications built with it.

When exploited, the SSRF vulnerability can lead to severe consequences for the organization and its users. Attackers can use the vulnerability to bypass security controls, access sensitive data, and execute arbitrary code on the server. They can also launch a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack, causing the service to become unavailable or slow to respond. Such attacks can result in reputational damage, financial losses, and legal repercussions for the organization.

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