Denial of service in Grin



Published: 2020-07-30
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-15899
CWE-ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Grin
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor mimblewimble

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU32930

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-2020-15899

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted request to the application and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Grin: 3.0.0 - 3.1.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/mimblewimble/grin/compare/v3.1.1...v4.0.0
http://github.com/mimblewimble/grin-security/blob/master/CVEs/CVE-2020-15899.md

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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