#VU27956 Reliance on Reverse DNS Resolution for a Security-Critical Action

Published: 2020-05-17

Vulnerability identifier: #VU27956

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-11971


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Apache Camel
Server applications / Frameworks for developing and running applications

Vendor: Apache Foundation


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform spoofing attack.

The vulnerability exists due to Apache Camel JMX is vulnerable to DNS rebinding attack. A remote attacker can send specially crafted data to the application and perform spoofing attack.

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Vulnerable software versions

Apache Camel: 2.20.0 - 2.25.0


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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.

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