Pulp up to 2.2.x Certificate Default certificate validation

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A vulnerability was found in Pulp up to 2.2.x. It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing of the component Certificate. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a certificate validation vulnerability (Default). The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-295. The software 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:

Pulp before 2.3.0 uses the same the same certificate authority key and certificate for all installations.

The bug was discovered 04/18/2016. The weakness was shared 04/03/2017 (oss-sec). It is possible to read the advisory at openwall.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2013-7450 since 04/18/2016. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1587.003 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 350 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 2.3.0 eliminates this vulnerability.

The entry 99819 is related to this item.



CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.2

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 7.0
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Name: Default
Class: Certificate validation / Default
CWE: CWE-295 / CWE-287
ATT&CK: T1587.003

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Pulp 2.3.0
Patch: github.com


04/18/2016 🔍
04/18/2016 +0 days 🔍
04/03/2017 +350 days 🔍
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04/04/2017 +1 days 🔍
11/24/2022 +2060 days 🔍


Advisory: openwall.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2013-7450 (🔍)
OSVDB: - CVE-2013-7450 - Pulp - Duplicate Certificate Issue

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Created: 04/04/2017 08:49 AM
Updated: 11/24/2022 06:59 PM
Changes: 04/04/2017 08:49 AM (61), 08/25/2020 02:58 PM (2), 11/24/2022 06:59 PM (4)
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