SES Evolution server access check bypass (CVE-2021-45089)

Advisory ID CVE Number Date discovered Severity Advisory revision
STORM-2021-071 CVE-2021-45089 09/17/2021 medium v1

Vulnerability details

An unspecified vulnerability in SES Evolution could allow an authenticated user to deny access to some functionalities of the administration console.

Impacted products

Stormshield Endpoint Security medium SES is impacted


Version Date Description
v1  12/21/2021 Initial release


Stormshield Endpoint Security

CVSS v3.1 Overall Score: 6.1      


Impacted version

An attacker may trick a user connected to a machine where the SES Evolution console is installed to execute a malicious program in order to deny access to some functionalities for all users of the administration console.

  • SES 2.0.0 to 2.1.1

Workaround solution


There is no workaround solution.

The 2.1.2 update fixes this vulnerability.

Attack Vector Attack Complexity Privileges Required User Interaction Scope Confidentiality Impact Integrity Impact Availability impact
Adjacent Network Low Low Required Unchanged None None High
CVSS Base score: 5.2 CVSS Vector: (AV:A/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
Exploit Code Maturity Remediation Level Report Confidence
Unproven that exploit exists Official fix Confirmed
CVSS Temporal score: 4.5 CVSS Vector: (AV:A/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C)
Confidentiality Requirement Integrity Requirement Availability Requirement
Low Low High
CVSS Environmental score: 6.1 CVSS Vector: (AV:A/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C/CR:L/IR:L/AR:H/MAV:X/MAC:X/MPR:X/MUI:X/MS:X/MC:X/MI:X/MA:X)