SUSE Rancher up to 2.5.15/2.6.6 improper authorization

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in SUSE Rancher up to 2.5.15/2.6.6. This issue affects some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a improper authorization vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-285. The software does not perform or incorrectly performs an authorization check when an actor attempts to access a resource or perform an action. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

An Improper Authorization vulnerability in SUSE Rancher, allows any user who has permissions to create/edit cluster role template bindings or project role template bindings (such as cluster-owner, manage cluster members, project-owner and manage project members) to gain owner permission in another project in the same cluster or in another project on a different downstream cluster. This issue affects: SUSE Rancher Rancher versions prior to 2.6.7; Rancher versions prior to 2.5.16.

The weakness was presented 09/07/2022 as GHSA-6x34-89p7-95wg. It is possible to read the advisory at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2022-31247 since 05/20/2022. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1548.002 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

Upgrading to version 2.5.16 or 2.6.7 eliminates this vulnerability.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.5
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VulDB Base Score: 4.7
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Class: Improper authorization
CWE: CWE-285 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1548.002

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔍
Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Rancher 2.5.16/2.6.7


05/20/2022 🔍
09/07/2022 +110 days 🔍
09/07/2022 +0 days 🔍
10/13/2022 +36 days 🔍



Advisory: GHSA-6x34-89p7-95wg
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2022-31247 (🔍)


Created: 09/07/2022 04:25 PM
Updated: 10/13/2022 04:21 PM
Changes: 09/07/2022 04:25 PM (51), 10/13/2022 04:21 PM (11)
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