H2 Database Engine up to 2.1.214 CLI the information disclosure

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A vulnerability was found in H2 Database Engine up to 2.1.214 and classified as problematic. Affected by this issue is some unknown processing of the component CLI. The manipulation of the argument the with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. Impacted is confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

The web-based admin console in H2 Database Engine through 2.1.214 can be started via the CLI with the argument -webAdminPassword, which allows the user to specify the password in cleartext for the web admin console. Consequently, a local user (or an attacker that has obtained local access through some means) would be able to discover the password by listing processes and their arguments. NOTE: the vendor states "This is not a vulnerability of H2 Console ... Passwords should never be passed on the command line and every qualified DBA or system administrator is expected to know that."

The weakness was shared 11/24/2022. The advisory is shared for download at github.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2022-45868 since 11/23/2022. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 11/24/2022). The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1592.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.3

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.3
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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1592

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Remote: Yes

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Recommended: no mitigation known
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Timelineinfo

11/23/2022 CVE reserved
11/24/2022 +1 days Advisory disclosed
11/24/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
11/24/2022 +0 days VulDB last update

Sourcesinfo

Advisory: github.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-45868 (🔒)

Entryinfo

Created: 11/24/2022 08:44 AM
Changes: 11/24/2022 08:44 AM (49)
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