Privilege Escalation Affecting org.apache.hadoop:hadoop-common Open this link in a new tab package, versions [2.8.0, 2.8.1) [3.0.0-alpha1, 3.0.0-alpha3)


0.0
high
  • Attack Complexity

    High

  • Confidentiality

    High

  • Integrity

    High

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JAVA-ORGAPACHEHADOOP-31450

  • published

    7 Jun 2017

  • disclosed

    2 Jun 2017

  • credit

    Allen Wittenauer

How to fix?

Upgrade org.apache.hadoop:hadoop-common to version 2.8.1, 3.0.0-alpha3 or higher.

Overview

org.apache.hadoop:hadoop-common 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. The LinuxContainerExecutor runs docker commands as root with insufficient input validation. When the docker feature is enabled, authenticated users can run commands as root.