2021-31868 | Rapid7 Nexpose Security Console missing authentication
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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Rapid7 Nexpose up to 6.6.95. This affects an unknown part of the component Security Console. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a weak authentication vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-306. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
Rapid7 Nexpose version 6.6.95 and earlier allows authenticated users of the Security Console to view and edit any ticket in the legacy ticketing feature, regardless of the assignment of the ticket. This issue was resolved in version 6.6.96, released on August 4, 2021.
The weakness was released 08/19/2021. It is possible to read the advisory at docs.rapid7.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2021-31868 since 04/28/2021. 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.
Upgrading to version 6.6.96 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published before and not just after the disclosure of the vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.0
Status: Not defined
0-Day Time: 🔒
Upgrade: Nexpose 6.6.96
04/28/2021 CVE assigned
08/04/2021 +98 days Countermeasure disclosed
08/19/2021 +15 days Advisory disclosed
08/19/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
08/21/2021 +2 days VulDB last updateAdvisory: docs.rapid7.com
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