Insecure MFA enforcement in HashiCorp Vault

Published: 2022-08-04
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-30689
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vault Enterprise
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor HashiCorp

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Security features bypass

EUVDB-ID: #VU66118

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-30689

CWE-ID: CWE-254 - Security Features

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass implemented security restrictions.

The vulnerability exists due to application does not correctly configure and enforce MFA on login after server restarts. A remote attacker can bypass MFA policy and gain unauthorized access to the application.


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Vulnerable software versions

Vault: 1.10.0 - 1.10.1

Vault Enterprise: 1.10.0 - 1.10.1

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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