CVE-2021-21981

Published on: 04/19/2021 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 04/22/2021 05:44:00 PM UTC

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Nsx-t Data Center from Vmware contain the following vulnerability:

VMware NSX-T contains a privilege escalation vulnerability due to an issue with RBAC (Role based access control) role assignment. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow attackers with local guest user account to assign privileges higher than their own permission level.

  • CVE-2021-21981 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7.8 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW LOW NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 4.6 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL

CVE References

Description Tags Link
VMSA-2021-0006 www.vmware.com
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URL Logo MISC www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2021-0006.html

Related QID Numbers

  • 371526 VMware NSX-T Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (VMSA-2021-0006)

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationVmwareNsx-t Data Center3.1.1AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:nsx-t_data_center:3.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
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