Debian update for rabbitmq-server

Published: 2023-12-02
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2023-46118
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Debian Linux
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

rabbitmq-server (Debian package)
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

Vendor Debian

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Resource exhaustion

EUVDB-ID: #VU82551

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2023-46118

CWE-ID: CWE-400 - Resource exhaustion

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote user to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly control consumption of internal resources within the HTTP API. A remote administrator can trigger resource exhaustion and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.


Update rabbitmq-server package to one of the following versions: 3.8.9-3+deb11u1, 3.10.8-1.1+deb12u1.

Vulnerable software versions

Debian Linux: All versions

rabbitmq-server (Debian package): before 3.10.8-1.1+deb12u1

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated privileged user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.