Cloud Foundry up to 2.13.x Hashing cryptographic issues

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Cloud Foundry up to 2.13.x (Cloud Software). This affects some unknown processing of the component Hashing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cryptographic issues vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-310. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Cloud Foundry Bits Service Release, versions prior to 2.14.0, uses an insecure hashing algorithm to sign URLs. A remote malicious user may obtain a signed URL and extract the signing key, allowing them complete read and write access to the the Bits Service storage.

The bug was discovered 11/07/2018. The weakness was published 11/09/2018 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2018-15796 since 08/23/2018. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. Required for exploitation is a authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1600 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 2 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 2.14.0 eliminates this vulnerability.

Similar entries are available at VDB-117650 and VDB-122809.






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Class: Cryptographic issues
CWE: CWE-310

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Cloud Foundry 2.14.0


08/23/2018 🔍
11/07/2018 +76 days 🔍
11/09/2018 +2 days 🔍
11/09/2018 +0 days 🔍
11/10/2018 +1 days 🔍
06/05/2023 +1668 days 🔍


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CVE: CVE-2018-15796 (🔍)
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Created: 11/10/2018 08:02 AM
Updated: 06/05/2023 12:59 PM
Changes: 11/10/2018 08:02 AM (58), 04/11/2020 11:21 AM (2), 06/05/2023 12:59 PM (14)
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