Privilege Escalation Affecting org.elasticsearch:elasticsearch package, versions [6.7.0,6.8.8) [7.0.0,7.6.2)


0.0
high

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
    Availability High
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NVD
8.8 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-JAVA-ORGELASTICSEARCH-564117
  • published 1 Apr 2020
  • disclosed 31 Mar 2020
  • credit Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade org.elasticsearch:elasticsearch to version 6.8.8, 7.6.2 or higher.

Overview

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

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Privilege Escalation. An attacker who is able to generate an API key can perform a series of steps that result in an API key being generated with elevated privileges.