#VU41617 Weak password requirements


Published: 2020-08-10

Vulnerability identifier: #VU41617

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-15115

CWE-ID: CWE-521

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
etcd
Server applications / Database software

Vendor: CoreOS

Description

The vulnerability allows an attacker to perform brute-force attack and guess the password.

The vulnerability exists due to weak password requirements in etcd. An attacker can perform a brute-force attack and guess users' passwords.

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-4993-m7g5-r9hh


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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