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.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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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 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-640 Weak Password Recovery Mechanism for Forgotten Password cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-602 Client-Side Enforcement of Server-Side Security Reference acceptance level Red Hat, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-12161
NVD Published Date:
02/21/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.