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CVE-2024-36543 Improper access control

Routine
Remediate Within 6 Months

CVE Information

Original CVE data

Published:
Updated:

Incorrect access control in the Kafka Connect REST API in the STRIMZI Project 0.41.0 and earlier allows an attacker to deny the service for Kafka Mirroring, potentially mirror the topics' content to his Kafka cluster via a malicious connector (bypassing Kafka ACL if it exists), and potentially steal Kafka SASL credentials, by querying the MirrorMaker Kafka REST API.

CWE:
CVSS v2-
CVSS v3-
References
http://strimzi.com
https://github.com/almounah/vulnerability-research/tree/main/CVE-2024-36543
Affected Vendors

Basic Analysis

Common vulnerability metrics

Vulnerabilty type as detected by PRIOnengine

Improper access control

CVSS Scores as calculated by PRIOnengine
CVSS v27.5
AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS v38.8
AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
MITRE CWE Top 25

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Exploits

No exploit code is reported to exist.

Active Exploitation

Vulnerability is not in CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog. See the KEV Catalog

Social Network Activity

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Threat Actor Activity

No sightings of the vulnerability within threat reports.

Cybersecurity Frameworks

How the vulnerability maps against various cybersecurity frameworks

T1552 - Unsecured Credentials
T1550.001 - Use Alternate Authentication Material (Application Access Token)
T1499.004 - Endpoint Denial of Service (Application or System Exploitation)
T1078 - Valid Accounts
T1021 - Remote Services

Compliance Impact

How the submited vulnerability affects compliance

PCI DSS v3.2.1-6.5.8 - Improper Access Control

Web Application Security Frameworks

Applicable if the issue likely affects a web application

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