Security Advisories

Insider Threat Management Server Authorization Bypass, CVE-2021-27900

Advisory ID: PFPT-SA-2021-0005

The Proofpoint Insider Threat Management Server (formerly ObserveIT Server) is missing an authorization check on several pages in the Web Console. This enables a view-only user to change any configuration setting and delete any registered agents. All versions before 7.11.1 are affected.

Vulnerability Information

This vulnerability is identified by CVE-2021-27900. Proofpoint has released patches to address this issue.

This vulnerability has been assigned a CVSS score of 8.1:

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H

Fixed Software

Proofpoint has released fixes in versions 7.9.3, 7.10.3, and 7.11.1.

The fixed software versions are now available through the customer support portal.

Revision History

Version Description Section Date
1.0 Initial release   April 6, 2021

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