#VU41615 Resource exhaustion


Published: 2020-08-10

Vulnerability identifier: #VU41615

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-15114

CWE-ID: CWE-400

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
etcd
Server applications / Database software

Vendor: CoreOS

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote user to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly control consumption of internal resources. A remote authenticated user can include the gateway address as an endpoint, trigger resource exhaustion and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

etcd: 3.3.0 - 3.4.9


CPE

External links
http://github.com/etcd-io/etcd/security/advisories/GHSA-2xhq-gv6c-p224


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user 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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