Authentication bypass in Adobe Experience Manager



Published: 2019-08-13
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-7964
CWE ID CWE-287
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Adobe Experience Manager
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Vendor Adobe

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.

1) Improper Authentication

Severity: High

CVSSv3: 8.5 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-7964

CWE-ID: CWE-287 - Improper Authentication

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication process.

The vulnerability exists due to an error in the Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) handler. A remote attacker can bypass authentication process and gain unauthorized access to the application.


Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Experience Manager: 6.4, 6.5

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/experience-manager/apsb19-42.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website or open an attachment in an e-mail message.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.