Vulnerability identifier: #VU48684
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Local network
Vendor: Red Hat Inc.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication process.
The vulnerability exists with in the implementation of the Cephx authentication protocol. A remote attacker with access to the Ceph cluster network can intercept authentication packets and perform replay attacks in Nautilus.
The vulnerability affects msgr2 protocol only and is basically a reintroduction of previously patched vulnerability #VU14542.
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Vulnerable software versions
Ceph: 14.0.0 - 15.2.5
Fixed software versions
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?