Multiple vulnerabilities in Red Hat Data Grid



Published: 2022-05-13
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 3
CVE-ID CVE-2020-36518
CVE-2021-38153
CVE-2022-0084
CWE-ID CWE-787
CWE-208
CWE-770
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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JBoss Data Grid
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 3 vulnerabilities.

1) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU61799

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-36518

CWE-ID: CWE-787 - Out-of-bounds Write

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing untrusted input. A remote attacker can trigger out-of-bounds write and cause a denial of service condition on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

JBoss Data Grid: 8.3.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:2232

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Information Exposure Through Timing Discrepancy

EUVDB-ID: #VU56790

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-38153

CWE-ID: CWE-208 - Information Exposure Through Timing Discrepancy

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

the vulnerability exists due to some components in Apache Kafka use "Arrays.equals" to validate a password or key, which is vulnerable to timing attacks. A local user can abuse the "Arrays.equals" to brute force access credentials and escalate privileges on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

JBoss Data Grid: 8.3.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:2232

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

3) Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling

EUVDB-ID: #VU63159

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-0084

CWE-ID: CWE-770 - Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to notifyReadClosed method from main/java/org/xnio/StreamConnection.java logs data into debug log instead of stderr. As a result, an attacker can trigger the application to log enormous amount of data and consume all available space.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

JBoss Data Grid: 8.3.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:2232

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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