Multiple vulnerabilities in Mattermost Server



Published: 2020-07-02
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2020-14448
CVE-2020-14447
CWE-ID CWE-835
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Mattermost Server
Client/Desktop applications / Messaging software

Vendor Mattermost, Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Infinite loop

EUVDB-ID: #VU29478

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-2020-14448

CWE-ID: CWE-835 - Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop')

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to infinite loop in automatic direct message replies. A remote attacker can consume all available system resources and cause denial of service conditions.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mattermost Server: 0.1.0 - 5.22.3


CPE2.3 External links

http://mattermost.com/security-updates/

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) Infinite loop

EUVDB-ID: #VU29479

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-2020-14447

CWE-ID: CWE-835 - Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop')

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to infinite loop within large webhook requests. A remote attacker can consume all available system resources and cause denial of service conditions.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mattermost Server: 0.1.0 - 5.22.3


CPE2.3 External links

http://mattermost.com/security-updates/

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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