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CVE-2021-29442 Scanner

Detects 'Authentication Bypass' vulnerability in nacos affects v. before 1.4.1.

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Nacos is a popular platform designed to provide companies with dynamic service discovery and configuration, as well as service management. It simplifies the deployment and management of microservices and other distributed systems by allowing developers to configure, manage, and deploy services faster and more efficiently.

Recently, a vulnerability was discovered in Nacos versions before 1.4.1, known as CVE-2021-29442. This vulnerability allowed unauthenticated users to perform unauthorized operations on the ConfigOpsController API. Specifically, the "/derby" endpoint was left unprotected, and could be accessed by anyone with access to the Nacos platform.

If this vulnerability is exploited by cybercriminals, it can lead to a range of negative consequences. Unauthorized access to the application's data could occur if a malicious user were to wipe out the database or perform other risky operations on the system. Such an attack could result in significant financial loss and harm the company's reputation.

Securityforeveryone.com's Pro Features can assist in identifying potential vulnerabilities in digital assets such as Nacos. These features allow users to quickly gain insights into potential attack vectors and correlative risks, empowering them to take proactive steps in securing their digital environments. Being proactive in guarding against cyber threats is crucial, as it has the potential to prevent damage before it occurs.

 

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