Input validation error in Istio Istio



Published: 2019-06-28 | Updated: 2020-07-17
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-12995
CWE-ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
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Vendor Istio

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU31036

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-12995

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote non-authenticated attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Istio before 1.2.2 mishandles certain access tokens, leading to "Epoch 0 terminated with an error" in Envoy. This is related to a jwt_authenticator.cc segmentation fault.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Istio: 1.2.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/istio/istio.io/pull/4555
http://github.com/istio/istio/issues/15084
http://istio.io/about/notes/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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