2021-33327 | Liferay Portal/DXP Portlet Configuration Module permission
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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Liferay Portal and DXP (the affected version unknown). This affects an unknown functionality of the component Portlet Configuration Module. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-275. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:
The Portlet Configuration module in Liferay Portal 7.2.0 through 7.3.3, and Liferay DXP 7.0 fix pack pack 93 and 94, 7.1 fix pack 18, and 7.2 before fix pack 8, does not properly check user permission, which allows remote authenticated users to view the Guest and User role even if “Role Visibility” is enabled.
The weakness was disclosed 08/04/2021. It is possible to read the advisory at issues.liferay.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2021-33327 since 05/20/2021. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. The successful exploitation needs a authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1222 according to MITRE ATT&CK.
Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.1
Status: Not defined
0-Day Time: 🔒
Created: 08/04/2021 11:11
Updated: 08/07/2021 15:00
Changes: (3) source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary advisory_confirm_url
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