#VU62575 Improper Authorization


Published: 2022-04-25

Vulnerability identifier: #VU62575

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-23451

CWE-ID: CWE-285

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
barbican
Web applications / Other software

Vendor: Openstack

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote user to perform unauthorized actions within the application.

The vulnerability exists due to improper authorization checks. The default policy rules for the secret metadata API allowed any authenticated user to add, modify, or delete metadata from any secret regardless of ownership. This flaw allows an attacker on the network to modify or delete protected data, causing a denial of service by consuming protected resources.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

barbican: 1.0.0 - 13.0.0


CPE

External links
http://storyboard.openstack.org/#!/story/2009253
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2025089


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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