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CVE-2017-12161 Detail

Current Description

It was found that keycloak before 3.4.2 final would permit misuse of a client-side /etc/hosts entry to spoof a URL in a password reset request. An attacker could use this flaw to craft a malicious password reset request and gain a valid reset token, leading to information disclosure or further attacks.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/21/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 2.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1484564 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/keycloak/keycloak-documentation/pull/268/commits/a2b58aadee42af2c375b72e86dffc2cf23cc3770 Patch Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Weak Password Recovery Mechanism for Forgotten Password (CWE-640)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-12161
NVD Published Date:
02/21/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/18/2018