FreeBSD : elasticsearch -- directory traversal attack via snapshot API (ae8c09cb-32da-11e5-a4a5-002590263bf5)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Elastic reports :

Vulnerability Summary: Elasticsearch versions from 1.0.0 to 1.6.0 are
vulnerable to a directory traversal attack.

Remediation Summary: Users should upgrade to 1.6.1 or later, or
constrain access to the snapshot API to trusted sources.

See also :

https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=201834
https://www.elastic.co/community/security
http://www.nessus.org/u?9a4d5b8f

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85245 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5531

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