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CVE-2015-2186 Detail

Current Description

The Ansible edxapp role in the Configuration Repo in edX allows remote websites to spoof edX accounts by leveraging use of the string literal "False" instead of a boolean False for the CORS_ORIGIN_ALLOW_ALL setting. Note: this vulnerability was fixed on 2015-03-06, but the version number was not changed.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/03/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/edx/configuration/pull/1885/files Patch Third Party Advisory
https://open.edx.org/CVE-2015-2186 Vendor Advisory

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-2186
NVD Published Date:
02/03/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/02/2018