Zulip Server up to 2.1.6 injection

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A vulnerability was found in Zulip Server up to 2.1.6. It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a injection vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-74. The software constructs all or part of a command, data structure, or record using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify how it is parsed or interpreted when it is sent to a downstream component. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Zulip Server 2.x before 2.1.7 allows eval injection if a privileged attacker were able to write directly to the postgres database, and chose to write a crafted custom profile field value.

The weakness was published 08/21/2020 (Website). The advisory is available at blog.zulip.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2020-15070 since 06/25/2020. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. The successful exploitation requires a single authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1055 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

Upgrading to version 2.1.7 eliminates this vulnerability.

Similar entries are available at 160089, 160088 and 160087.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.4

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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Class: Injection
CWE: CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1055

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Server 2.1.7


06/25/2020 🔍
08/21/2020 +57 days 🔍
08/21/2020 +0 days 🔍
11/10/2020 +81 days 🔍


Advisory: blog.zulip.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2020-15070 (🔍)
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Created: 08/21/2020 12:51 PM
Updated: 11/10/2020 04:04 PM
Changes: 08/21/2020 12:51 PM (39), 08/21/2020 12:56 PM (17), 11/10/2020 04:04 PM (1)
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