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MongoDB Server 4.2 versions prior to 4.2.3 Incorrect Authorization Vulnerability

Summary

Improper serialization of MongoDB Server’s internal authorization state permits a user with valid credentials to bypass IP source address protection mechanisms following administrative action.

Credit:

The information has been provided by Tony Yesudas

The original article can be found at:https://jira.mongodb.org/browse/SERVER-45472

Details

Improper serialization of internal state in the authorization subsystem in MongoDB Server’s authorization subsystem permits a user with valid credentials to bypass IP whitelisting protection mechanisms following administrative action.

Vulnerable Systems:

MongoDB Server 4.2 versions prior to 4.2.3

MongoDB Server 4.0 versions prior to 4.0.15

MongoDB Server 4.3 versions prior to 4.3.3

MongoDB Server 3.6 versions prior to 3.6.18

CVE Information:

CVE-2020-7921

Disclosure Timeline:
Published Date:5/6/2020

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