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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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/14/2019
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 2.2


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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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://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/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/UPGYHMSKDPW5GAMI7BEP3XQRVRLLBJKS/ Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:etcd_project:etcd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
3.2.0
Up to (excluding)
3.2.26
 cpe:2.3:a:etcd_project:etcd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
3.3.0
Up to (excluding)
3.3.11

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:30:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-16886
NVD Published Date:
01/14/2019
NVD Last Modified:
05/06/2019