CVE-2018-16886 Detail

Current Description

etcd versions 3.2.x before 3.2.26 and 3.3.x before 3.3.11 are vulnerable to an improper authentication issue when role-based access control (RBAC) is used and client-cert-auth is enabled. If an etcd client server TLS certificate contains a Common Name (CN) which matches a valid RBAC username, a remote attacker may authenticate as that user with any valid (trusted) client certificate in a REST API request to the gRPC-gateway.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score:  6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106540 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0237 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1352 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-16886 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/etcd-io/etcd/blob/1eee465a43720d713bb69f7b7f5e120135fdb1ac/CHANGELOG-3.2.md#security-authentication Release Notes 
https://github.com/etcd-io/etcd/blob/1eee465a43720d713bb69f7b7f5e120135fdb1ac/CHANGELOG-3.3.md#security-authentication Release Notes 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/JX7QTIT465BQGRGNCE74RATRQLKT2QE4/ Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/UPGYHMSKDPW5GAMI7BEP3XQRVRLLBJKS/ Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-287 Improper Authentication cwe source acceptance level NIST   Reference acceptance level Red Hat, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-16886
NVD Published Date:
01/14/2019
NVD Last Modified:
10/24/2019
Source:
MITRE