2021-31580 | Akkadian Provisioning Manager Engine OpenSSH Channel os command injection
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A vulnerability has been found in Akkadian Provisioning Manager Engine (affected version unknown) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown part of the component OpenSSH Channel Handler. The manipulation of the argument
execution with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-78. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
The restricted shell provided by Akkadian Provisioning Manager Engine (PME) can be bypassed by switching the OpenSSH channel from `shell` to `exec` and providing the ssh client a single execution parameter. This issue was resolved in Akkadian OVA appliance version 3.0 (and later), Akkadian Provisioning Manager 5.0.2 (and later), and Akkadian Appliance Manager 220.127.116.114-4a349e0 (and later).
The weakness was published 07/23/2021. It is possible to read the advisory at rapid7.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2021-31580 since 04/22/2021. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation requires an enhanced level of successful authentication. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.
Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.2
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.9
Status: Not defined
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