Incorrect permission assignment for critical resource in Cloud Foundry Foundation CAPI and CF Deployment

Published: 2020-09-01
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-5417
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Cloud Controller
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

CF Deployment
Server applications / Frameworks for developing and running applications

Vendor Cloud Foundry Foundation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Incorrect permission assignment for critical resource

EUVDB-ID: #VU46181

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-5417

CWE-ID: CWE-732 - Incorrect Permission Assignment for Critical Resource

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the sysem.

The vulnerability exists when the affected software is used in a deployment where an app domain is also the system domain. A remote authenticated attacker can claim certain sensitive routes, potentially resulting in the developer’s app handling some requests that were expected to go to certain system components. 


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Vulnerable software versions

Cloud Controller: before 1.97.0

CF Deployment: 0.0.0 - 13.11.0

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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