Access Restriction Bypass Affecting org.apache.kafka:kafka-clients package, versions [0.11.0.0, 2.1.1)
Do your applications use this vulnerable package?
12 Jul 2019
11 Jul 2019
How to fix?
org.apache.kafka:kafka-clients to version 2.1.1 or higher.
org.apache.kafka:kafka-clients is a streaming platform that can publish and subscribe to streams of records, store streams of records in a fault-tolerant durable way, and process streams of records as they occur.
Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Access Restriction Bypass. It is possible to manually craft a
Produce request which bypasses
transaction/idempotent ACL validation. Only authenticated clients with
Write permission on the respective topics are able to exploit this vulnerability.