CVE-2017-7537 Detail

Current Description

It was found that a mock CMC authentication plugin with a hardcoded secret was accidentally enabled by default in the pki-core package before 10.6.4. An attacker could potentially use this flaw to bypass the regular authentication process and trick the CA server into issuing certificates.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score:  5.9 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2335 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2017-7537 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/dogtagpki/pki/commit/876d13c6d20e7e1235b9 Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-798 Use of Hard-coded Credentials cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-592 DEPRECATED: Authentication Bypass Issues Reference acceptance level Red Hat, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-7537
NVD Published Date:
07/26/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019
Source:
MITRE