If Apache Pulsar is configured to authenticate clients using tokens based on JSON Web Tokens (JWT), the signature of the token is not validated if the algorithm of the presented token is set to "none". This allows an attacker to connect to Pulsar instances as any user (incl. admins).
Published 2021-05-26 13:15:08
Updated 2022-06-04 02:49:27
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-22160

1.68%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 87 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-22160

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2021-22160

References for CVE-2021-22160

Products affected by CVE-2021-22160

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