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Insertion of Sensitive Information into Log File

CVE-2018-15797

Severity High
Score 8.8/10

Summary

Cloud Foundry NFS volume release, 1.2.x prior to 1.2.5, 1.5.x prior to 1.5.4, 1.7.x prior to 1.7.3, logs the cf admin username and password when running the nfsbrokerpush BOSH deploy errand. A remote authenticated user with access to BOSH can obtain the admin credentials for the Cloud Foundry Platform through the logs of the NFS volume deploy errand.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-532 - Insertion of Sensitive Information into Log File

It's quite common for applications to save logs. For example, whenever a user requests a resource from a particular website, the web server writes information about the request to a log file. These files are helpful for identifying abnormal system activity, bugs, and evaluating the security controls of the application. Security of log files is critical for the overall security of the application and its confidential resources. An application that lacks appropriate logging levels can expose sensitive user data and system information stored on the log files to malicious users. This info can be exploited to compromise your system.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published