CVE-2017-16897

Current Description

A vulnerability has been discovered in the Auth0 passport-wsfed-saml2 library affecting versions < 3.0.5. This vulnerability allows an attacker to impersonate another user and potentially elevate their privileges if the SAML identity provider does not sign the full SAML response (e.g., only signs the assertion within the response).

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 27, 2017
Last ModifiedOctober 03, 2019
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeCWE-290
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityMEDIUM
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score9.3
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score8.6
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegetrue
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

CVSS 3 - Version3.0
CVSS 3 - Vector StringCVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVSS 3 - Attack VectorNETWORK
CVSS 3 - Attack ComplexityHIGH
CVSS 3 - Privileges RequiredNONE
CVSS 3 - User InteractionNONE
CVSS 3 - ScopeUNCHANGED
CVSS 3 - Confidentiality ImpactHIGH
CVSS 3 - Integrity ImpactHIGH
CVSS 3 - Availability ImpactHIGH
CVSS 3 - Base Score8.1
CVSS 3 - Base SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score2.2
Base SeverityHIGH

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationAuth0Passport-wsfed-saml2********3.0.5

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Auth0 Passport-wsfed-saml2 *

References

NameSourceURLTags
https://auth0.com/docs/security/bulletins/cve-2017-16897https://auth0.com/docs/security/bulletins/cve-2017-16897CONFIRMVendor Advisory