SolarWinds ETS 2020.2.6 HF4 Network Traffic cleartext transmission

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A vulnerability was found in SolarWinds ETS 2020.2.6 HF4. It has been classified as problematic. This affects some unknown processing of the component Network Traffic Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cleartext transmission vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-319. The software transmits sensitive or security-critical data in cleartext in a communication channel that can be sniffed by unauthorized actors. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

The application fails to prevent users from connecting to it over unencrypted connections. An attacker able to modify a legitimate user's network traffic could bypass the application's use of SSL/TLS encryption and use the application as a platform for attacks against its users.

The weakness was shared 11/23/2022. The advisory is shared at documentation.solarwinds.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2021-35246 since 06/22/2021. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1040 for this issue.

Upgrading to version 2022.4 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at documentation.solarwinds.com.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.7
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.6

VulDB Base Score: 3.7
VulDB Temp Score: 3.6
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Exploitinginfo

Class: Cleartext transmission
CWE: CWE-319 / CWE-310
ATT&CK: T1040

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Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: ETS 2022.4

Timelineinfo

06/22/2021 CVE reserved
11/23/2022 +519 days Advisory disclosed
11/23/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
11/23/2022 +0 days VulDB last update

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: solarwinds.com

Advisory: documentation.solarwinds.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2021-35246 (🔒)

Entryinfo

Created: 11/23/2022 08:42 PM
Changes: 11/23/2022 08:42 PM (41)
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