CVE-2018-15800: Timing attack allows extraction of signing key in Bits Service


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CVE-2018-15800: Timing attack allows extraction of signing key in Bits Service

Severity

High

Vendor

Cloud Foundry Foundation

Affected Cloud Foundry Products and Versions

  • Bits Service release versions prior to 2.18.0

Description

Cloud Foundry Bits Service, versions prior to 2.18.0, includes an information disclosure vulnerability. A remote malicious user may execute a timing attack to brute-force the signing key, allowing them complete read and write access to the the Bits Service storage.

Mitigation

Users of affected versions should apply the following mitigations or upgrades:

    • Bits Service release version 2.18.0

Credit

This issue was responsibly reported by Christopher Brown of Pivotal.

History

2018-12-06: Initial vulnerability report published.

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