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CVE-2021-39226 Scanner

Detects 'Authentication Bypass' vulnerability in Grafana affects v. from 8.0.0 to 8.1.6 and before 7.5.11.


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Grafana is a popular open source data visualization platform that offers users the ability to monitor, analyze, and visualize data from multiple sources such as databases, cloud services, and APIs. It is widely used in businesses and organizations to monitor and analyze their IT infrastructure performance, resource utilization, and business metrics. Grafana is responsive and intuitive, which makes it possible for users to create and customize dashboard panels with minimal effort. With Grafana, users can easily build and deploy data visualizations that help to increase business intelligence, shorten decision-making times and increase the overall effectiveness of their operations.

CVE-2021-39226 is a vulnerability that has been identified in Grafana. It allows unauthenticated and authenticated users to view the snapshot with the lowest database key. Attackers can exploit this vulnerability to completely walk through all snapshot data resulting in complete snapshot data loss, regardless of the snapshot "public_mode" setting. In addition, unauthenticated users can delete the snapshot with the lowest database key if the "public_mode" setting is set to true. Authenticated users are also able to delete the snapshot with the lowest database key, and this can lead to critical information being lost or damaged.

If exploited, the CVE-2021-39226 vulnerability in Grafana can lead to serious consequences. First, attackers can gain unauthorized access to sensitive data which can result in data breaches and expose organizations to legal and financial penalties. Secondly, attackers can delete critical information and even disrupt services, which can have severe repercussions on the organization's operations and profitability. The combination of deletion and viewing enables attackers to carry out sophisticated attacks that can lead to complete digital assets loss.

In conclusion, with the pro features on the platform, it is possible for users to easily and quickly learn about vulnerabilities in their digital assets without having to spend significant amounts of time and resources. The platform offers a range of solutions that help businesses to identify and remediate security risks in their digital assets, allowing them to operate confidently without the fear of security vulnerabilities. Be sure to take advantage of these resources and ensure the security of your digital assets.



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