CVE-2021-26291 Details

CVE-2021-26291

Published: 2021-04-23
Last Modified: 2021-08-24
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database
CVE Assigner: security@apache.org
Summary

Apache Maven will follow repositories that are defined in a dependency’s Project Object Model (pom) which may be surprising to some users, resulting in potential risk if a malicious actor takes over that repository or is able to insert themselves into a position to pretend to be that repository. Maven is changing the default behavior in 3.8.1+ to no longer follow http (non-SSL) repository references by default. More details available in the referenced urls. If you are currently using a repository manager to govern the repositories used by your builds, you are unaffected by the risks present in the legacy behavior, and are unaffected by this vulnerability and change to default behavior. See this link for more information about repository management: https://maven.apache.org/repository-management.html

Analysis
Common Vulnerability Score System v2.0
Severity Medium
Base Score 6.4/10
Exploit Score 10/10
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Impact Score 4.9/10
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Vector String AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Common Vulnerability Score System v3.1
Severity Critical
Base Score 9.1/10
Exploit Score 3.9/10
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
Impact Score 5.2/10
Confidentiality Impact High
Availability Impact None
Integrity Impact High
Scope Unchanged
User Interaction None
Vector String CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N
Products Reported
CPE Vulnerable Start Excluding
cpe:2.3:a:apache:maven:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* Yes - 3.8.1
References

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r9a027668558264c4897633e66bcb7784099fdec9f9b22c38c2
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http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/04/23/5
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CVE ID
CVE-2021-26291
Published
2021-04-23
Modified
2021-08-24
CVSSv2.0
Medium
CVSSv3.1
Critical
PCI Compliance
Fail
US-CERT Alert
No
CWE
CWE-346

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