#VU25838 Improper access control in envoy


Published: 2020-03-09

Vulnerability identifier: #VU25838

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-8664

CWE-ID: CWE-284

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
envoy
Server applications / IDS/IPS systems, Firewalls and proxy servers

Vendor: Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions when using SDS with Combined Validation Context. A remote attacker can use the same secret (e.g. trusted CA) across many resources together with the combined validation context and gain unauthorized access to the affected application

Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

envoy: 1.0.0 - 1.13.0


CPE

External links
http://github.com/envoyproxy/envoy/security/advisories/GHSA-3x9m-pgmg-xpx8
http://www.envoyproxy.io/docs/envoy/v1.13.1/intro/version_history


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


Latest bulletins with this vulnerability