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Published on November 19th, 2019 📆 | 6803 Views ⚑


Plex Media Server Access Control privilege escalation

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Plex Media Server This affects an unknown part of the component Access Control. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-269. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 11/18/2019. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2018-21031 since 11/18/2019. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 11/19/2019).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.


VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.3

VulDB Base Score: ≈6.3
VulDB Temp Score: ≈6.3
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Class: Privilege escalation (CWE-269)
Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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11/18/2019 Advisory disclosed
11/18/2019 +0 days CVE assigned
11/19/2019 +1 days VulDB entry created
11/19/2019 +0 days VulDB last update
CVE: CVE-2018-21031 (🔒)Created: 11/19/2019 06:41 AM
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