RSA Netwitness Platform versions prior to Gain Privileges Vulnerability


The signature verification routine in in yarnpkg/website through 2018-06-05 only verifies that the yarn release is signed by any (arbitrary) key in the local keyring of the user, and does not pin the signature to the yarn release key, which allows remote attackers to sign tampered yarn release packages with their own key.


The information has been provided by Mantas Juškauskas
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RSA Netwitness Platform is prone to a gain privilege vulnerability. This allow local or remote attackers to gain privileges via a crafted application.

Vulnerable Systems:

  • RSA Netwitness Platform versions prior to
  • RSA Security Analytics versions prior to

CVE Information:

Disclosure Timeline:
Publish Date:05/15/2019