Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF) in nim



Published: 2021-11-25
Risk Low
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-41259
CWE-ID CWE-918
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF)

EUVDB-ID: #VU58372

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-41259

CWE-ID: CWE-918 - Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF)

Exploit availability: No

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform SSRF attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request and trick the application to initiate requests to arbitrary systems.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker gain access to sensitive data, located in the local network or send malicious requests to other servers from the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

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

Vulnerable software versions

nim: 1.2.12, 1.4.4, 1.4.6, 1.4.8, 1.6.0

CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/nim-lang/security/security/advisories/GHSA-3gg2-rw3q-qwgc

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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