Denial of service in Vault



Published: 2022-03-24 | Updated: 2022-06-01
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-21698
CWE-ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor HashiCorp

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU61599

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-21698

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 within method label cardinality. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted input to the application and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Vault Enterprise: 1.9.0 - 1.9.4, 1.8.0 - 1.8.9, 1.7.0 - 1.7.10, 1.6.0 - 1.6.7, 1.5.0 - 1.5.9, 1.4.0 - 1.4.7, 1.2.0 - 1.2.7, 1.3.0 - 1.3.10, 1.1.0 - 1.1.5, 1.0.0 - 1.0.3


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/hashicorp/vault/releases/tag/v1.10.0

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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