CVE-2021-3100

high

Description

The Apache Log4j hotpatch package before log4j-cve-2021-44228-hotpatch-1.1-13 didn’t mimic the permissions of the JVM being patched, allowing it to escalate privileges.

References

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALAS-2021-1732.html

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2021-1554.html

https://unit42.paloaltonetworks.com/aws-log4shell-hot-patch-vulnerabilities

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2022-04-19

Updated: 2022-05-11

Type: CWE-269

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 8.8

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

Impact Score: 6

Exploitability Score: 2

Severity: HIGH