Privilege Escalation Affecting package, versions >=1.2.0 <1.8.6

  • Exploit Maturity


  • Attack Complexity


Do your applications use this vulnerable package?

In a few clicks we can analyze your entire application and see what components are vulnerable in your application, and suggest you quick fixes.

Test your applications
  • snyk-id


  • published

    23 Nov 2020

  • disclosed

    23 Nov 2020

  • credit


How to fix?

Upgrade to version 1.8.6 or higher.

Overview is a distributed, highly available, and data center aware solution to connect and configure applications across dynamic, distributed infrastructure.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Privilege Escalation. Allows operators with operator:read ACL permissions to read the Connect CA private key configuration when explicitly configured with the /v1/connect/ca/configuration endpoint, including the private key. This allows the user to effectively privilege escalate by enabling the ability to mint certificates for any Consul Connect services. This would potentially allow them to masquerade (receive/send traffic) as any service in the mesh.