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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 85245


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


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.


Update the affected package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85245

File Name: freebsd_pkg_ae8c09cb32da11e5a4a5002590263bf5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/08/06

Modified: 2016/09/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:elasticsearch, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/08/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/07/16

Exploitable With

Elliot (Elasticsearch < 1.6.1 LFI)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5531