Bug 1948726 (CVE-2020-7924) - CVE-2020-7924 mongodb: sslAllowInvalidHostnames bypass ssl/tls server certification validation entirely
Summary: CVE-2020-7924 mongodb: sslAllowInvalidHostnames bypass ssl/tls server certifi...
Alias: CVE-2020-7924
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1948727
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Reported: 2021-04-12 20:07 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2021-04-16 16:46 UTC (History)
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A validation flaw was found in mongodb. Due to the incorrect behavior of a specific command-line parameter in MongoDB Tools, which was originally intended to just skip hostname checks, all certificate validations by MongoDB could be skipped. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data integrity.
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Last Closed: 2021-04-16 16:46:35 UTC

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Description Pedro Sampaio 2021-04-12 20:07:40 UTC
Usage of specific command line parameter in MongoDB Tools which was originally intended to just skip hostname checks, may result in MongoDB skipping all certificate validation. This may result in accepting invalid certificates.This issue affects: MongoDB Inc. MongoDB Database Tools 3.6 versions later than 3.6.5; 3.6 versions prior to 3.6.21; 4.0 versions prior to 4.0.21; 4.2 versions prior to 4.2.11; 100 versions prior to 100.2.0. MongoDB Inc. Mongomirror 0 versions later than 0.6.0.



Comment 1 Anten Skrabec 2021-04-14 21:12:25 UTC

In Red Hat OpenStack Platform, because the fix would require a substantial amount of development, no update will be provided at this time for the RHOSP mongodb package.

Comment 2 Anten Skrabec 2021-04-14 23:29:15 UTC
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Comment 6 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-04-16 16:46:35 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):


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