#VU54032 Security features bypass

Published: 2021-06-10

Vulnerability identifier: #VU54032

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-3586


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
OpenShift Service Mesh
Server applications / Virtualization software
servicemesh-operator (Red Hat package)
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

Vendor: Red Hat Inc.


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass implemented security restrictions.

The vulnerability exists in the servicemesh-operator. The NetworkPolicy resources installed for Maistra do not properly specify which ports may be accessed allowing access to all ports on these resources from any pod.

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Vulnerable software versions

OpenShift Service Mesh: 2.0.0, 2.0.1, 2.0.2, 2.0.3, 2.0.4

servicemesh-operator (Red Hat package): before 2.0.5-3.el8


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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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