Improper access control in HashiCorp Terraform Enterprise

Published: 2021-09-15 | Updated: 2022-07-14
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-40862
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Terraform Enterprise
Web applications / Other software

Vendor HashiCorp

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Improper access control

EUVDB-ID: #VU65308

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2021-40862

CWE-ID: CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote user to gain unauthorized access to otherwise restricted functionality.

The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions to the API endpoint and erroneous disclosure of a sensitive URL to authenticated parties. A remote user can bypass implemented security restrictions and escalate privileges within the application.


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Vulnerable software versions

Terraform Enterprise: 201804-1 - 202112-1

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?