fence-agents up to 4.0.16 fence_cisco_ucs.py certificate validation

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A vulnerability has been found in fence-agents up to 4.0.16 and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown functionality of the file fence_cisco_ucs.py. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a certificate validation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-295. The product does not validate, or incorrectly validates, a certificate. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

In fence-agents before 4.0.17 does not verify remote SSL certificates in the fence_cisco_ucs.py script which can potentially allow for man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via arbitrary SSL certificates.

The weakness was disclosed 04/21/2023. It is possible to read the advisory at access.redhat.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2014-0104 since 12/03/2013. The exploitation appears to be difficult. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1587.003 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

Upgrading to version 4.0.17 eliminates this vulnerability.




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Class: Certificate validation
CWE: CWE-295 / CWE-287
ATT&CK: T1587.003

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Upgrade: fence-agents 4.0.17


12/03/2013 🔍
04/21/2023 +3425 days 🔍
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Advisory: access.redhat.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2014-0104 (🔍)


Created: 04/21/2023 10:30 PM
Changes: 04/21/2023 10:30 PM (55)
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