Authentication bypass in Erlang OTP



Published: 2022-11-24
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-37026
CWE-ID CWE-287
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
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Vendor erlang

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Improper Authentication

EUVDB-ID: #VU69581

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-37026

CWE-ID: CWE-287 - Improper Authentication

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication process.

The vulnerability exists due to an error when handling certain client-certification situations for SSL, TLS, and DTLS. A remote attacker can bypass authentication process and compromise the affected system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

otp: 25.0 - 25.0.1, 24.0 - 24.3.4.1, 23.0 - 23.3.4.14


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/erlang/otp/compare/OTP-23.3.4.14...OTP-23.3.4.15
http://erlangforums.com/c/erlang-news-announcements/91
http://erlangforums.com/t/otp-25-1-released/1854

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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