CVE-2022-43686 In Concrete CMS, the authTypeConcreteCookieMap table can be filled up causing a denial of service.

CVE-2022-43686 In Concrete CMS, the authTypeConcreteCookieMap table can be filled up causing a denial of service.

If you are experiencing high load on your site, you can check if the authTypeConcreteCookieMap table is full. If the table is full then you might get a high load on the site. To check if the authTypeConcreteCookieMap table is full, go to System > Logs and look for a high load on this table. Stay away from installing new versions of concrete5 if the version is below 8.5.10 and between 9.0.0 and 9.1.2.

If you are on concrete5 version 8.5.10 or below and between 9.0.0 and 9.1.2 then you might have to delete the authTypeConcreteCookieMap table.



How to delete the authTypeConcreteCookieMap table in concrete5:
A concrete5 upgrade of 8.5.10 or below and between 9.0.0 and 9.1.2 might result in the authTypeConcreteCookieMap table filling up and a high load on your site. If this happens, delete the authTypeConcreteCookieMap table. Go to Settings > System > Tables and click on the button labeled “Delete Table” next to the authTypeConcreteCookieMap table.
After clicking on the button, you will be notified that the table was deleted. How to delete the authTypeConcreteCookieMap table in concrete5:

How to check if the authTypeConcreteCookieMap table is full

If you are experiencing high load on your site, it is possible that the authTypeConcreteCookieMap table has filled up. If this happens, go to System > Logs and look for a high load on this table. If the table is full then you might have to delete it. To check if the authTypeConcreteCookieMap table is full, go to Settings > System > Tables and click on the button labeled “Delete Table” next to the authTypeConcreteCookieMap table.
After clicking on the button, you will be notified that the table was deleted.

How to check if the authTypeConcreteCookieMap table is full?

To check if the authTypeConcreteCookieMap table is full, go to System > Logs and look for a high load on this table. If the authTypeConcreteCookieMap table is full, stay away from installing new versions of concrete5 since they can result in high loads on your site.

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