MongoDB Server (mongod) may crash in response to unexpected requests
An authenticated user may trigger an invariant assertion during command dispatch due to incorrect validation on the $external database. This may result in mongod denial of service or server crash. This issue affects: MongoDB Inc. MongoDB Server v5.0 versions, prior to and including v5.0.6.
This issue's CVSS:3.1 severity is scored at 6.5 using the following scoring metrics:
MongoDB Server v5.0.0 and later
CWE-617: Reachable Assertion
Underlying operating systems affected
How the issue was reported:
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