Privilege Escalation Affecting org.apache.hadoop:hadoop-yarn-server-nodemanager package, versions [2.8.0,2.8.1) [3-alpha,3.0.0-alpha2]


0.0
high
  • Attack Complexity

    High

  • Confidentiality

    High

  • Integrity

    High

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JAVA-ORGAPACHEHADOOP-32001

  • published

    7 Jun 2017

  • disclosed

    2 Jun 2017

  • credit

    Allen Wittenauer

How to fix?

Upgrade org.apache.hadoop:hadoop-yarn-server-nodemanager to version 2.8.1 or higher.

Overview

org.apache.hadoop:hadoop-yarn-server-nodemanager is a resource management and job scheduling technology in the open source Hadoop distributed processing framework.

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.