#VU89561 Improper access control in Proofpoint Enterprise Protection

Published: 2024-05-15

Vulnerability identifier: #VU89561

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2024-3676


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Proofpoint Enterprise Protection
Server applications / DLP, anti-spam, sniffers



The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to create accounts.

The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to create additional Secure Reader accounts under the attacker's control.

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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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