Improper Access Control Affecting package, versions >=1.4.0 <1.8.0

  • Attack Complexity


  • Confidentiality


  • Integrity


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  • snyk-id


  • published

    31 Aug 2021

  • disclosed

    30 Aug 2021

  • credit


How to fix?

Upgrade to version 1.8.0 or higher.

Overview is a tool for secrets management, encryption as a service, and privileged access management.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Improper Access Control. During initialization of the Integrated Storage backend, Vault creates a database file on disk with potentially excessive filesystem permissions, though these vary depending on the operating system’s umask values. This vault.db file is written to the location configured by the path parameter in Vault’s Raft configuration. Only Vault clusters utilizing Integrated Storage are affected.