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CVE-2019-5885 Detail

Current Description

Matrix Synapse before 0.34.0.1, when the macaroon_secret_key authentication parameter is not set, uses a predictable value to derive a secret key and other secrets which could allow remote attackers to impersonate users.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/32Y6KD3OAHCG5P33HC2QEX3NUZOSXCGZ/ Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/VMCLO5PUPBA756UKY72PKUWL4RRM4W6K/ Third Party Advisory
https://matrix.org/blog/2019/01/10/critical-security-update-synapse-0-34-0-1-synapse-0-34-1-1/ Vendor Advisory
https://matrix.org/blog/2019/01/15/further-details-on-critical-security-update-in-synapse-affecting-all-versions-prior-to-0-34-1-cve-2019-5885/ Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:matrix:synapse:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
0.34.0.1

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:29:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-5885
NVD Published Date:
03/21/2019
NVD Last Modified:
03/22/2019