This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication process.
The vulnerability exists due the JWT token may have an empty SharedSecret in the authenticate function in services/httpd/handler.go. A remote non-authenticated attacker can bypass authentication process and gain unauthorized access to the application.
Update influxdb package to version 1.6.4-1+deb10u1.
Vulnerable software versions
influxdb (Debian package): 1.6.1-1, 1.6.3-1, 1.6.4, 1.6.4-1, 1.6.4-1+b22, 1.6.4-2
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.
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