CVE-2019-5642 Detail

Current Description

Rapid7 Metasploit Pro version 4.16.0-2019081901 and prior suffers from an instance of CWE-732, wherein the unique server.key is written to the file system during installation with world-readable permissions. This can allow other users of the same system where Metasploit Pro is installed to intercept otherwise private communications to the Metasploit Pro web interface.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  Rapid7, Inc.
Base Score:  3.3 LOW
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://help.rapid7.com/metasploit/release-notes/?rid=4.16.0-2019091001 Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-732 Incorrect Permission Assignment for Critical Resource cwe source acceptance level NIST   Reference acceptance level Rapid7, Inc.  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-5642
NVD Published Date:
11/06/2019
NVD Last Modified:
11/13/2019
Source:
Rapid7, Inc.