CVE-2017-8448

MEDIUM

Description

An error was found in the permission model used by X-Pack Alerting 5.0.0 to 5.6.0 whereby users mapped to certain built-in roles could create a watch that results in that user gaining elevated privileges.

References

https://discuss.elastic.co/t/x-pack-alerting-and-kibana-5-6-1-security-update/101884

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-09-29

Updated: 2017-10-11

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: HIGH