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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2021-41157

FreeSWITCH is a Software Defined Telecom Stack enabling the digital transformation from proprietary telecom switches to a software implementation that runs on any commodity hardware. By default, SIP requests of the type SUBSCRIBE are not authenticated in the affected versions of FreeSWITCH. Abuse of this security issue allows attackers to subscribe to user agent event notifications without the need to authenticate. This abuse poses privacy concerns and might lead to social engineering or similar attacks. For example, attackers may be able to monitor the status of target SIP extensions. Although this issue was fixed in version v1.10.6, installations upgraded to the fixed version of FreeSWITCH from an older version, may still be vulnerable if the configuration is not updated accordingly. Software upgrades do not update the configuration by default. SIP SUBSCRIBE messages should be authenticated by default so that FreeSWITCH administrators do not need to explicitly set the `auth-subscriptions` parameter. When following such a recommendation, a new parameter can be introduced to explicitly disable authentication.
Publish Date : 2021-10-26 Last Update Date : 2021-10-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 287

- Products Affected By CVE-2021-41157

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Freeswitch Freeswitch * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freeswitch Freeswitch 1

- References For CVE-2021-41157

http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2021/Oct/41
FULLDISC 20211026 [ES2021-08] FreeSWITCH does not authenticate SIP SUBSCRIBE requests by default
https://github.com/signalwire/freeswitch/commit/b21dd4e7f3a6f1d5f7be3ea500a319a5bc11db9e
https://github.com/signalwire/freeswitch/releases/tag/v1.10.6
https://github.com/signalwire/freeswitch/security/advisories/GHSA-g7xg-7c54-rmpj CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2021-41157

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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