CVE-2022-46164 Account takeover via prototype vulnerability in NodeBB
During a recent security assessment, I found an account takeover vulnerability in NodeBB. I reported this to the NodeBB developers on 28 November 2022, who provided a patch within the hour. The vulnerability has CVE ID CVE-2022-46164, with a rating of 9.4: Critical. The security notification is here. Non administrative NodeBB users can run admin functions and escalate privileges. In some configurations, anonymous users can do the same. The vulnerability affects all NodeBB releases prior to version
2.6.1 2.8.1 (see update below). If you are running NodeBB, you should update now.