Description

The notification emails sent by Soar Cloud HR Portal contain a link with a embedded session. These emails are sent without using an encrypted transmission protocol. If an attacker intercepts the packets, they can obtain the plaintext session information and use it to log into the system.

Classification

Assigner: [email protected]

CWE: CWE-319

Links
CPEs
  • soar cloud_hr_portal

CVSS

CVSS version: 3.1 Base score: 8.8
Base severity: HIGH Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Exploitability score: 2.8 Impact score: 5.9

Can you explain the CVE description?

This Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) description is for a vulnerability identified as CVE-2024-5996. The vulnerability is related to the Soar Cloud HR Portal, where notification emails contain a link with an embedded session that is sent without using an encrypted transmission protocol. This means that if an attacker intercepts the packets containing these emails, they can obtain the plaintext session information and potentially use it to log into the system. The vulnerability has a CVSS (Common Vulnerability Scoring System) score of 8.8, which is considered high severity. The CVE is associated with CWE-319, which is a weakness related to cleartext transmission of sensitive information. The published date for this CVE is June 14, 2024, and it is currently in an EARLY_WARNING status. The CVSS vector for this vulnerability is AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H, indicating that the vulnerability can be exploited over the network with low access complexity and no privileges required. The exploitability score for this vulnerability is 2.8, and the impact score is 5.9. The CVE report can be found at the provided link: /cve_reports/2024/06/cve-2024-5996.html. The assigner of this CVE is [email protected].

How can this vulnerability be part of an attack tree?

This vulnerability can be part of an attack tree by including the following steps: 1. Attacker intercepts the packets containing notification emails sent by Soar Cloud HR Portal without using an encrypted transmission protocol. 2. Attacker obtains the plaintext session information embedded in the link within the email. 3. Attacker uses the obtained session information to log into the system and gain unauthorized access. 4. Attacker can then proceed to steal sensitive information, manipulate data, or perform other malicious activities within the system. By exploiting this vulnerability, an attacker can easily bypass the authentication mechanism of the system and gain unauthorized access, leading to potential data breaches and security incidents.


Generated on: 2024-07-01