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CVE-2024-4985 Detail

Description

An authentication bypass vulnerability was present in the GitHub Enterprise Server (GHES) when utilizing SAML single sign-on authentication with the optional encrypted assertions feature. This vulnerability allowed an attacker to forge a SAML response to provision and/or gain access to a user with site administrator privileges. Exploitation of this vulnerability would allow unauthorized access to the instance without requiring prior authentication. This vulnerability affected all versions of GitHub Enterprise Server prior to 3.13.0 and was fixed in versions 3.9.15, 3.10.12, 3.11.10 and 3.12.4. This vulnerability was reported via the GitHub Bug Bounty program.


Severity



CVSS 4.0 Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
N/A
NVD assessment not yet provided.

CNA:  GitHub, Inc. (Products Only)
CVSS-B 10.0 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:4.0/AV:N/AC:L/AT:N/PR:N/UI:N/VC:H/VI:H/VA:H/SC:H/SI:H/SA:H/R:U/V:C/RE:M/U:Red


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Hyperlink Resource
https://docs.github.com/en/enterprise-server@3.10/admin/release-notes#3.10.12
https://docs.github.com/en/enterprise-server@3.11/admin/release-notes#3.11.10
https://docs.github.com/en/enterprise-server@3.12/admin/release-notes#3.12.4
https://docs.github.com/en/enterprise-server@3.9/admin/release-notes#3.9.15

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-303 Incorrect Implementation of Authentication Algorithm Contributor acceptance level GitHub, Inc. (Products Only)  

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2024-4985
NVD Published Date:
05/20/2024
NVD Last Modified:
05/21/2024
Source:
GitHub, Inc. (Products Only)