Aruba Airwave Glass up to 1.3.2 glassadmin CLI Privilege Escalation

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A vulnerability was found in Aruba Airwave Glass up to 1.3.2. It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is some unknown processing of the component glassadmin CLI. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Multiple authenticated remote command executions are possible in Airwave Glass before 1.3.3 via the glassadmin cli. These allow for a user with glassadmin privileges to execute arbitrary code as root on the underlying host operating system.

The weakness was published 01/16/2021 as ARUBA-PSA-2021-001. The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2020-24638 since 08/25/2020. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. The exploitation requires an enhanced level of successful authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

Upgrading to version 1.3.3 eliminates this vulnerability.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.2
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.0

VulDB Base Score: 7.2
VulDB Temp Score: 6.9
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NVD Base Score: 7.2
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Class: Unknown
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Upgrade: Airwave Glass 1.3.3


08/25/2020 🔍
01/16/2021 +144 days 🔍
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02/14/2021 +29 days 🔍


Advisory: ARUBA-PSA-2021-001
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2020-24638 (🔍)


Created: 01/16/2021 08:16 AM
Updated: 02/14/2021 08:49 PM
Changes: (16) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_basescore vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_pr vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_ui vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_s vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_c vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_i vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_a
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