Rapid7 Nexpose prior 6.6.114 Element Browser Feature information disclosure

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A vulnerability was found in Rapid7 Nexpose. It has been classified as problematic. Affected is some unknown processing of the component Element Browser Feature. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-200. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

Rapid7 Nexpose versions prior to 6.6.114 suffer from an information exposure issue whereby, when the user's session has ended due to inactivity, an attacker can use the inspect element browser feature to remove the login panel and view the details available in the last webpage visited by previous user

The weakness was released 11/22/2021. The advisory is shared for download at docs.rapid7.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2019-5640 since 01/07/2019. The exploitability is told to be easy. The attack needs to be approached locally. Required for exploitation is a authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

Upgrading to version 6.6.114 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at docs.rapid7.com.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.9

VulDB Base Score: 3.3
VulDB Temp Score: 3.2
VulDB Vector: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

NVD Base Score: 5.3
NVD Vector: 🔒

CNA Base Score: 3.3
CNA Vector (Rapid7, Inc.): 🔒



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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined
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Interest: 🔍
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Recommended: Upgrade
Status: 🔍

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Upgrade: Nexpose 6.6.114


01/07/2019 CVE assigned
11/22/2021 +1050 days Advisory disclosed
11/22/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
11/25/2021 +3 days VulDB last update


Advisory: docs.rapid7.com
Status: Confirmed
Confirmation: 🔒

CVE: CVE-2019-5640 (🔒)


Created: 11/22/2021 08:55 PM
Updated: 11/25/2021 06:12 PM
Changes: (1) source_cve_nvd_summary
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