#VU29481 Input validation error in Guacamole


Published: 2020-07-06

Vulnerability identifier: #VU29481

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-9497

CWE-ID: CWE-20

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: Yes

Vulnerable software:
Guacamole
Web applications / Remote management & hosting panels

Vendor: Apache Foundation

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input of RDP static virtual channels. A remote attacker can use a specially crafted PDUs to disclose sensitive information within the memory of the guacd process handling the connection.  

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Guacamole: 0.8.3 - 1.1.0


CPE

External links
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2020/q3/2


Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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