Elasticsearch ESA-2017-03

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 112037

Synopsis

The remote web server hosts a Java application that is affected by an unauthorised information disclosure vulnerability.

Description

When merging multiple rules with field level security rules for the same index, X-Pack Security 5.2.x would allow access to more fields than the user should have seen if the field level security rules used a mix of grant and exclude rules.

Solution

Update X-Pack Security to version 5.3.0.

See Also

https://www.elastic.co/community/security

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 112037

File Name: elasticsearch_esa_2017_03.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2018/08/22

Modified: 2018/08/22

Dependencies: 109941

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-8449

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:elastic:x-pack

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Elasticsearch

Patch Publication Date: 2017/03/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/03/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-8449