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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-11787

In Apache Karaf version prior to 3.0.9, 4.0.9, 4.1.1, when the webconsole feature is installed in Karaf, it is available at .../system/console and requires authentication to access it. One part of the console is a Gogo shell/console that gives access to the command line console of Karaf via a Web browser, and when navigated to it is available at .../system/console/gogo. Trying to go directly to that URL does require authentication. And optional bundle that some applications use is the Pax Web Extender Whiteboard, it is part of the pax-war feature and perhaps others. When it is installed, the Gogo console becomes available at another URL .../gogo/, and that URL is not secured giving access to the Karaf console to unauthenticated users. A mitigation for the issue is to manually stop/uninstall Gogo plugin bundle that is installed with the webconsole feature, although of course this removes the console from the .../system/console application, not only from the unauthenticated endpoint. One could also stop/uninstall the Pax Web Extender Whiteboard, but other components/applications may require it and so their functionality would be reduced/compromised.
Publish Date : 2018-09-18 Last Update Date : 2018-12-06
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified 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-2018-11787

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Karaf 4.0.0 Milestone1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Karaf 4.0.0 Milestone2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Karaf 4.0.0 Milestone3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Karaf 3

- References For CVE-2018-11787

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.karaf.apache.org%3E
MLIST [karaf-dev] 20180918 [SECURITY] New security advisory for CVE-2018-11787 released for Apache Karaf
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/KARAF-4993 CONFIRM
http://karaf.apache.org/security/cve-2018-11787.txt CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-11787

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


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