#VU13898 Authentication bypass

Published: 2021-06-17

Vulnerability identifier: #VU13898

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-12520


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: Yes

Vulnerable software:
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Vendor: ntop

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication on the target system.

The vulnerability exists in ntopng network analyzer due to session management issues. A remote attacker can send specially crafted packets to the affected server, bypass authentication to hijack a user's session and escalate his access to the system.

Update to version 3.4.180617.

Vulnerable software versions

ntopng: All versions


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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.

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