Vulnerability CVE-2021-22160


Published: 2021-05-26

Description:
If Apache Pulsar is configured to authenticate clients using tokens based on JSON Web Tokens (JWT), the signature of the token is not validated if the algorithm of the presented token is set to "none". This allows an attacker to connect to Pulsar instances as any user (incl. admins).

Type:

CWE-347

(Improper Verification of Cryptographic Signature)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Apache -> Pulsar 

 References:
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r347650d15a3e9c5f58b83e918b6ad6dedc2a63d3eb63da8e6a7be87e%40%3Cusers.pulsar.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rf2e90942996dceebac8296abf39257cfeb5ae918f82f7af3d37a48c5@%3Cdev.pulsar.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/ra49cb62105154e4795b259c79a6b27d63bfa2ab5787ff8529b089550@%3Cusers.pulsar.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r8e545559781231a83bf0644548c660255859e52feb86bbfcd42590da@%3Cdev.pulsar.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/ra49cb62105154e4795b259c79a6b27d63bfa2ab5787ff8529b089550@%3Cdev.pulsar.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rbe845aa1573a61769b9c5916c62971f4b10de87c2ea5f38a97f0cf84@%3Cdev.pulsar.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r9a12b4da2f26ce9b8f7e7117a879efaa973dab7e54717bbc7923fab1%40%3Cdev.pulsar.apache.org%3E

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