Hackers’ New Favorite Playground: Ivanti’s Latest SSRF Vulnerability CVE-2024-21893 Sparks Exploit Frenzy

Beware, cyber rascals are swarming the latest Ivanti flaw faster than bees on honey! Dubbed CVE-2024-21893, this SSRF vulnerability has become the new playground for digital troublemakers, eager to exploit it just like kids in a candy store. Patch up or get stung! 🐝💻 #IvantiFlawFrenzy

Hot Take:

Oh Ivanti, you’re like that one friend who can’t stop spilling secrets. Just when we thought your leaky boat was patched up, you spring a new SSRF leak—and the cyber pirates are swooning! CVE-2024-21893 is the latest golden ticket for these ne’er-do-wells, and it’s like watching a Black Friday sale for hackers. Get your exploits fresh off the press, folks! But seriously, patch up, or we’ll all be walking the plank.

Key Points:

  • Ivanti’s latest vulnerability showcase features SSRF vulnerability CVE-2024-21893, which can be chained with another flaw for root-level shenanigans.
  • Threat actors are lining up quicker than kids at a candy store, with over 170 IPs already spotted throwing their hats (and shells) into the ring.
  • Rapid7, not to be outdone, crafts a PoC exploit like an artisanal cocktail recipe for the cyber connoisseur.
  • ShadowServer’s new dashboard is the exploit equivalent of an airport arrivals board—now featuring CVE-2024-21893!
  • The US government’s kicking Ivanti tech off its networks faster than a bouncer at closing time. Federal agencies, please leave the building.
Cve id: CVE-2024-21893
Cve state: PUBLISHED
Cve assigner short name: hackerone
Cve date updated: 01/31/2024
Cve description: A server-side request forgery vulnerability in the SAML component of Ivanti Connect Secure (9.x, 22.x) and Ivanti Policy Secure (9.x, 22.x) and Ivanti Neurons for ZTA allows an attacker to access certain restricted resources without authentication.

Cve id: CVE-2023-46805
Cve state: PUBLISHED
Cve assigner short name: hackerone
Cve date updated: 01/12/2024
Cve description: An authentication bypass vulnerability in the web component of Ivanti ICS 9.x, 22.x and Ivanti Policy Secure allows a remote attacker to access restricted resources by bypassing control checks.

Cve id: CVE-2024-21887
Cve state: PUBLISHED
Cve assigner short name: hackerone
Cve date updated: 01/12/2024
Cve description: A command injection vulnerability in web components of Ivanti Connect Secure (9.x, 22.x) and Ivanti Policy Secure (9.x, 22.x) allows an authenticated administrator to send specially crafted requests and execute arbitrary commands on the appliance.

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The Bug That Keeps on Giving

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, Ivanti's SAML component decides to play the role of a digital Swiss cheese. With CVE-2024-21893 rearing its head, it's like Ivanti's playing vulnerability whack-a-mole, except the moles are armed and everyone's scores are public.

Exploit FOMO

There's nothing like the fear of missing out to get hackers in a tizzy, and Ivanti's latest faux pas is the hottest ticket in Exploit Town. Rapid7's Stephen Fewer drops a PoC exploit like a mixtape, and ShadowServer reports a flurry of reverse shell attempts. It's a cybercriminal block party, and everyone's invited.

Dashboard of Doom

ShadowServer, ever the helpful harbinger, provides a CVE-2024-21893 tracking dashboard. It's like watching the stock market if the stocks were made of pure, unadulterated cyber chaos. Keep an eye on this one—it's the cyber equivalent of a high-speed car chase, and we're all rubbernecking.

Government Says "Bye Felicia"

Meanwhile, the US government isn't here for the drama. It's hitting the eject button on Ivanti's Connect Secure and Policy Secure faster than you can say "mandatory patch." With the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issuing the cyber equivalent of an eviction notice, it's clear that on the federal network, Ivanti products are about as welcome as a skunk at a garden party.

Patch or Perish

For those still running the gauntlet with Ivanti's Connect Secure version 22.5R2.2 and Policy Secure 22.5R1.1, patches are available—like life jackets on the Titanic. Grab 'em quick, folks, because this ship's got more holes than plot lines in a telenovela, and the water's rising fast.

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