Denial of service in HashiCorp Vault



Published: 2022-08-04
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-36129
CWE-ID CWE-284
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Subscribe
Vault
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 medium risk vulnerability.

1) Improper access control

EUVDB-ID: #VU66119

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-36129

CWE-ID: CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions to the /sys/storage/raft/join API endpoint. A remote attacker can modifying the voter_status parameter and change the voter status of each node in a cluster and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack against the high availability cluster.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Vault: 1.11.0, 1.10.0 - 1.10.4, 1.9.0 - 1.9.7, 1.8.0 - 1.8.12, 1.7.0 - 1.7.10

Vault Enterprise: 1.11.0, 1.10.0 - 1.10.4, 1.9.0 - 1.9.7, 1.8.0 - 1.8.12, 1.7.0 - 1.7.10


CPE2.3 External links

http://discuss.hashicorp.com/t/hcsec-2022-15-vault-enterprise-does-not-verify-existing-voter-status-when-joining-an-integrated-storage-ha-node/42420

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



###SIDEBAR###