2021-25442 | Samsung KME Module MDM Policy Management privileges management
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A vulnerability was found in Samsung KME Module up to 1.38. It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code of the component MDM Policy Management. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-269. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
Improper MDM policy management vulnerability in KME module prior to KCS version 1.39 allows MDM users to bypass Knox Manage authentication.
The weakness was shared 07/09/2021. The advisory is shared at security.samsungmobile.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2021-25442 since 01/19/2021. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack needs to be initiated within the local network. A single authentication is needed for exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.
Upgrading to version 1.39 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at security.samsungmobile.com.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3
Status: Not defined
0-Day Time: 🔒
Upgrade: KME Module 1.39
Created: 07/09/2021 08:04
Updated: 07/11/2021 14:18
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