CVE-2021-21994

Description

SFCB (Small Footprint CIM Broker) as used in ESXi has an authentication bypass vulnerability. A malicious actor with network access to port 5989 on ESXi may exploit this issue to bypass SFCB authentication by sending a specially crafted request.

CvssV3 impact

BaseSeverity

CRITICAL

ConfidentialityImpact

HIGH

AttackComplexity

LOW

Scope

UNCHANGED

AttackVector

NETWORK

AvailabilityImpact

HIGH

IntegrityImpact

HIGH

PrivilegesRequired

NONE

BaseScore

9.8

VectorString

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Version

3.1

UserInteraction

NONE

CvssV2 impact

AccessComplexity

MEDIUM

ConfidentialityImpact

PARTIAL

AvailabilityImpact

PARTIAL

IntegrityImpact

PARTIAL

BaseScore

6.8

VectorString

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Version

2.0

AccessVector

NETWORK

Authentication

NONE