Improper Authentication Affecting org.apache.phoenix:phoenix-core Open this link in a new tab package, versions [,4.8.0-HBase-1.2)

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  • published

    4 Jun 2021

  • disclosed

    4 Jun 2021

  • credit

    Prabhjyot Singh

Introduced: 4 Jun 2021

CWE-287 Open this link in a new tab

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.