RSA coughs to critical-rated bug in its authentication SDK

RSA developers and admins have been given two critical-level authentication bugs to patch.

For the sysadmin, the issue struck RSA’s software providing Web-based authentication for Apache. CVE-2017-14377 is an authentication bypass that existed because of an “input validation flaw in RSA Authentication Agent for Web for Apache Web Server”.

If the authentication agent is configured to use UDP there’s no problem, but if it’s using TCP, a remote and unauthenticated attacker can send a crafted packet that triggers a validation error, gaining access to resources on the target.

RSA has released a patch here.

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Source: The Register