CVE-2020-13946 Detail

Current Description

In Apache Cassandra, all versions prior to 2.1.22, 2.2.18, 3.0.22, 3.11.8 and 4.0-beta2, it is possible for a local attacker without access to the Apache Cassandra process or configuration files to manipulate the RMI registry to perform a man-in-the-middle attack and capture user names and passwords used to access the JMX interface. The attacker can then use these credentials to access the JMX interface and perform unauthorised operations. Users should also be aware of CVE-2019-2684, a JRE vulnerability that enables this issue to be exploited remotely.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.9 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r1fd117082b992e7d43c1286e966c285f98aa362e685695d999ff42f7@%3Cuser.cassandra.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r718e01f61b35409a4f7a3ccbc1cb5136a1558a9f9c2cb8d4ca9be1ce@%3Cuser.cassandra.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rab8d90d28f944d84e4d7852f355a25c89451ae02c2decc4d355a9cfc@%3Cuser.cassandra.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rcd7544b24d8fc32b7950ec4c117052410b661babaa857fb1fc641152%40%3Cuser.cassandra.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-668 Exposure of Resource to Wrong Sphere cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-13946
NVD Published Date:
09/01/2020
NVD Last Modified:
09/11/2020
Source:
Apache Software Foundation