Improper Authentication Affecting org.apache.hive:hive-exec package, versions [1.0.0,1.2.2)

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  • published

    1 Feb 2016

  • disclosed

    29 Jan 2016

  • credit

    Olaf Flebbe

How to fix?

Upgrade org.apache.hive:hive-exec to version 1.2.2 or higher.


org.apache.hive:hive-exec is a package for reading, writing, and managing large datasets residing in distributed storage using SQL.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Improper Authentication. The authorization framework on clusters protected by Ranger and SqlStdHiveAuthorization, allows attackers to bypass intended parent table access restrictions via unspecified partition-level operations.