Improper Authentication in Epignosis eFront

Published: 2021-03-04
Risk High
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-28597
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Vendor Epignosis

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.

1) Improper Authentication

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:U/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-28597

CWE-ID: CWE-287 - Improper Authentication

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication process.

The vulnerability exists due to a predictable seed issue in the password reset functionality. A remote attacker can supply the password reset token and reset the password of an account of their choice.


Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

eFront: 5.2.17, 5.2.21

CPE External links

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.