Improper Authentication Affecting org.apache.phoenix:phoenix-core package, versions [,4.8.0-HBase-1.2)

  • Attack Complexity


Do your applications use this vulnerable package?

In a few clicks we can analyze your entire application and see what components are vulnerable in your application, and suggest you quick fixes.

Test your applications
  • snyk-id


  • published

    4 Jun 2021

  • disclosed

    4 Jun 2021

  • credit

    Prabhjyot Singh

How to fix?

Upgrade org.apache.phoenix:phoenix-core to version 4.8.0-HBase-1.2 or higher.


Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Improper Authentication. The Phoenix driver implementation caches connections it successfully creates and keys it by the ConnectionInfo. The ConnectionInfo doesn't take into consideration the user. This could allow malicious users to access tables to which they may not be authorized.