CVE-2021-40843

Published on: 10/13/2021 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 10/19/2021 08:37:00 PM UTC

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

Certain versions of Insider Threat Management Server from Proofpoint contain the following vulnerability:

Proofpoint Insider Threat Management Server contains an unsafe deserialization vulnerability in the Web Console. An attacker with write access to the local database could cause arbitrary code to execute with SYSTEM privileges on the underlying server when a Web Console user triggers retrieval of that data. When chained with a SQL injection vulnerability, the vulnerability could be exploited remotely if Web Console users click a series of maliciously crafted URLs. All versions prior to 7.11.2 are affected.

  • CVE-2021-40843 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7.3 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW LOW REQUIRED
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 6.9 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
LOCAL MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Security Advisories | Proofpoint US www.proofpoint.com
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URL Logo MISC www.proofpoint.com/us/security/security-advisories
PFPT-SA-2021-0009 | Proofpoint US www.proofpoint.com
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URL Logo MISC www.proofpoint.com/us/security/security-advisories/pfpt-sa-2021-0009

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationProofpointInsider Threat Management ServerAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:proofpoint:insider_threat_management_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:

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