Information Exposure Affecting org.apache.hadoop:hadoop-yarn-common package, versions [,2.5.2)


0.0
medium

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity High
    Confidentiality High
NVD  medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-JAVA-ORGAPACHEHADOOP-174575
  • published 2 May 2019
  • disclosed 12 May 2014
  • credit Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade org.apache.hadoop:hadoop-yarn-common to version 2.5.2 or higher.

Overview

org.apache.hadoop:hadoop-yarn-common is a distribution of Apache Hadoop with distributed metadata.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Information Exposure. When using Kerberos authentication, It allows remote cluster users to change the permissions of certain files to world-readable via a symlink attack in a public tar archive, which is not properly handled during localization, related to distributed cache.

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