elog up to 3.1.4-57bea22 Proxy HTTP POST Request confused deputy

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in elog up to 3.1.4-57bea22. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing of the component Proxy Handler. The manipulation as part of a HTTP POST Request leads to a confused deputy vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-441. The product receives a request, message, or directive from an upstream component, but the product does not sufficiently preserve the original source of the request before forwarding the request to an external actor that is outside of the product's control sphere. This causes the product to appear to be the source of the request, leading it to act as a proxy or other intermediary between the upstream component and the external actor. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

ELOG 3.1.4-57bea22 and below can be used as an HTTP GET request proxy when unauthenticated remote attackers send crafted HTTP POST requests.

The weakness was shared 12/17/2019. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2019-3996 since 01/03/2019. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.




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Class: Confused deputy
CWE: CWE-441

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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01/03/2019 🔍
12/17/2019 +348 days 🔍
12/18/2019 +1 days 🔍
03/15/2024 +1549 days 🔍


Advisory: FEDORA-2020-9f8bc040c8
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2019-3996 (🔍)


Created: 12/18/2019 09:09 AM
Updated: 03/15/2024 06:39 AM
Changes: 12/18/2019 09:09 AM (36), 12/18/2019 09:14 AM (17), 03/15/2024 06:39 AM (4)
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