Privilege Escalation Affecting org.apache.hadoop:hadoop-hdfs package, versions [0.23.1, 0.23.11) [2.0.0-alpha, 2.4.1)
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2 May 2019
31 May 2014
How to fix?
org.apache.hadoop:hadoop-hdfs to version 0.23.11, 2.4.1 or higher.
org.apache.hadoop:hadoop-hdfs is a framework that allows for the distributed processing of large data sets across clusters of computers using simple programming models.
Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Privilege Escalation. Does not check authorization for the
shutdownDatanode HDFS admin commands, which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service or perform unnecessary operations by issuing a command.