Vulnerability CVE-2021-22136


Published: 2021-05-13

Description:
In Kibana versions before 7.12.0 and 6.8.15 a flaw in the session timeout was discovered where the xpack.security.session.idleTimeout setting is not being respected. This was caused by background polling activities unintentionally extending authenticated users sessions, preventing a user session from timing out.

Type:

CWE-613

(Insufficient Session Expiration)

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
3.6/10
4.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
None
Affected software
Elastic -> Kibana 

 References:
https://discuss.elastic.co/t/elastic-stack-7-12-0-and-6-8-15-security-update/268125

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