Brocade Webtools in Brocade Fabric OS versions before Brocade Fabric OS versions v9.1.1, v9.0.1e, and v8.2.3c could allow a low privilege webtools, user, to gain elevated admin rights, or privileges, beyond what is intended or entitled for that user. By exploiting this vulnerability, a user whose role is not an admin can create a new user with an admin role using the operator session id. The issue was replicated after intercepting the admin, and operator authorization headers sent unencrypted and editing a user addition request to use the operator's authorization header.
Published 2022-10-25 21:15:39
Updated 2023-03-02 16:05:30
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-28169

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 45 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-28169

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2022-28169

  • The product does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor.
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References for CVE-2022-28169

Products affected by CVE-2022-28169

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