Vulnerability identifier: #VU25386
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication process.
The vulnerability exists due to an error in Mixer policy checks. Istio-proxy accepts x-istio-attributes header at ingress that can be used to affect policy decisions when Mixer policy selectively applies to source equal to ingress. A remote attacker can bypass authentication process and gain unauthorized access to the application.
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Vulnerable software versions
Istio: 1.3 - 1.3.6
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.