2021-29749 | IBM Secure External Authentication Server/Secure Proxy server-side request forgery (XFDB-201777)
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A vulnerability was found in IBM Secure External Authentication Server and Secure Proxy 6.0.2 (Firewall Software). It has been classified as critical. This affects an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-918. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
IBM Secure External Authentication Server 6.0.2 and IBM Secure Proxy 6.0.2 is vulnerable to server-side request forgery (SSRF). This may allow an authenticated attacker to send unauthorized requests from the system, potentially leading to network enumeration or facilitating other attacks. IBM X-Force ID: 201777.
The weakness was published 07/16/2021. It is possible to read the advisory at ibm.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2021-29749 since 03/31/2021. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. A authentication is necessary for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/19/2021). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.
Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.
The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (201777).
VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.0
VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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Class: Privilege escalation
Status: Not defined
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Active APT Groups: 🔍Recommended: Upgrade
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03/31/2021 CVE assigned
07/16/2021 +107 days Advisory disclosed
07/16/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
07/19/2021 +3 days VulDB last updateVendor: https://www.ibm.com/
CVE: CVE-2021-29749 (🔒)
Created: 07/16/2021 09:31
Updated: 07/19/2021 10:19
Changes: (1) source_cve_cna
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