CVE-2021-3040

Published on: 06/10/2021 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 06/10/2021 04:28:00 PM UTC

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

Certain versions of Bridgecrew Checkov from Palo Alto Networks contain the following vulnerability:

An unsafe deserialization vulnerability in Bridgecrew Checkov by Prisma Cloud allows arbitrary code execution when processing a malicious terraform file. This issue impacts Checkov 2.0 versions earlier than Checkov 2.0.139. Checkov 1.0 versions are not impacted.

  • CVE-2021-3040 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability
  • Palo Alto Networks is not aware of any malicious exploitation of this issue.
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Palo Alto Networks - Bridgecrew Checkov version < 2.0.139
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Palo Alto Networks - Bridgecrew Checkov version !>= 2.0.139
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Palo Alto Networks - Bridgecrew Checkov version ! all
Vulnerability Patch/Work Around
  • Do not run Checkov on terraform files from untrusted sources or pull requests.

CVE References

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CVE-2021-3040 Bridgecrew Checkov: Unsafe deserialization of Terraform files allows code execution security.paloaltonetworks.com
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URL Logo MISC security.paloaltonetworks.com/CVE-2021-3040

Known Affected Software

Vendor Product Version
Palo Alto Networks Bridgecrew_Checkov< 2.0.139
Palo Alto Networks Bridgecrew_Checkov!>= 2.0.139
Palo Alto Networks Bridgecrew_Checkov! all

Discovery Credit

Palo Alto Networks thanks Bryan Eastes for discovering and reporting this issue.

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