Multiple vulnerabilities in HashiCorp Consul and Consul Enterprise



Published: 2020-06-18
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 4
CVE-ID CVE-2020-13170
CVE-2020-12797
CVE-2020-12758
CVE-2020-13250
CWE-ID CWE-264
CWE-404
CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Consul
Server applications / Other server solutions

Consul Enterprise
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor HashiCorp

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 4 vulnerabilities.

1) Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

EUVDB-ID: #VU29127

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-13170

CWE-ID: CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to the affected software does not appropriately enforce scope for local tokens issued by a primary data center, where replication to a secondary data center was not enabled., which leads to security restrictions bypass and privilege escalation.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Consul: 1.4.0 - 1.4.5, 1.5.0 - 1.5.3, 1.6.0 - 1.6.5, 1.7.0 - 1.7.3

Consul Enterprise: 1.4.0 - 1.7.3


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/hashicorp/consul/blob/v1.6.6/CHANGELOG.md
http://github.com/hashicorp/consul/blob/v1.7.4/CHANGELOG.md
http://github.com/hashicorp/consul/pull/8068

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

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

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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

2) Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

EUVDB-ID: #VU29132

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4.6 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12797

CWE-ID: CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to the affected software fails to enforce changes to legacy ACL token rules due to non-propagation to secondary data centers, which leads to security restrictions bypass and privilege escalation.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Consul: 1.4.0 - 1.4.5, 1.5.0 - 1.5.3, 1.6.0 - 1.6.5, 1.7.0 - 1.7.3

Consul Enterprise: 1.4.0 - 1.7.3


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/hashicorp/consul/blob/v1.6.6/CHANGELOG.md
http://github.com/hashicorp/consul/blob/v1.7.4/CHANGELOG.md
http://github.com/hashicorp/consul/pull/8047

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

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

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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

3) Improper Resource Shutdown or Release

EUVDB-ID: #VU29133

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12758

CWE-ID: CWE-404 - Improper Resource Shutdown or Release

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to the affected can software crash when configured with an abnormally-formed service-router entry. A remote attacker can cause a denial of service condition on the targeted system. 

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Consul: 1.4.0 - 1.4.5, 1.5.0 - 1.5.3, 1.6.0 - 1.6.5, 1.7.0 - 1.7.3

Consul Enterprise: 1.4.0 - 1.7.3


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/hashicorp/consul/blob/v1.6.6/CHANGELOG.md
http://github.com/hashicorp/consul/blob/v1.7.4/CHANGELOG.md
http://github.com/hashicorp/consul/pull/7783

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

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

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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

4) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU29134

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-13250

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in HTTP API and DNS caching feature. A remote attacker can trigger memory corruption and cause a denial of service condition on the target system.


Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Consul: 0.1.0, 0.2.0 - 0.2.1, 0.3.0 - 0.3.1, 0.4.0 - 0.4.1, 0.5.0 - 0.5.2, 0.6.0 - 0.6.4, 0.7.0 - 0.7.5, 0.8.0 - 0.8.5, 0.9.0 - 0.9.4, 1.0.0 - 1.0.8, 1.1.0 - 1.1.1, 1.2.0 - 1.2.4, 1.3.0 - 1.3.1, 1.4.0 - 1.4.5, 1.5.0 - 1.5.3, 1.6.0 - 1.6.5, 1.7.0 - 1.7.3

Consul Enterprise: 0.1.0 - 1.7.3


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/hashicorp/consul/blob/v1.6.6/CHANGELOG.md
http://github.com/hashicorp/consul/blob/v1.7.4/CHANGELOG.md
http://github.com/hashicorp/consul/pull/8023

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

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

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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



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