Improper Access Control Affecting org.elasticsearch:elasticsearch package, versions [7.11.0, 7.14.0)


0.0
medium

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    Confidentiality High
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NVD
6.5 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-JAVA-ORGELASTICSEARCH-1536746
  • published 5 Aug 2021
  • disclosed 3 Aug 2021
  • credit Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade org.elasticsearch:elasticsearch to version 7.14.0 or higher.

Overview

org.elasticsearch:elasticsearch is a Distributed, RESTful Search Engine.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Improper Access Control. A flaw was discovered in Elasticsearch where document and field level security was not applied to searchable snapshots. This could lead to an authenticated user gaining access to information that they are unauthorized to view.