CVE-2021-20331 Detail

Current Description

Specific versions of the MongoDB C# Driver may erroneously publish events containing authentication-related data to a command listener configured by an application. The published events may contain security-sensitive data when commands such as "saslStart", "saslContinue", "isMaster", "createUser", and "updateUser" are executed. Without due care, an application may inadvertently expose this authenticated-related information, e.g., by writing it to a log file. This issue only arises if an application enables the command listener feature (this is not enabled by default). This issue affects the MongoDB C# Driver 2.12 <= 2.12.1.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  4.9 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  MongoDB, Inc.
Base Score:  4.2 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://jira.mongodb.org/browse/CSHARP-3521 Issue Tracking  Patch  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST   Reference acceptance level MongoDB, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-20331
NVD Published Date:
05/13/2021
NVD Last Modified:
06/03/2021
Source:
MongoDB, Inc.