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


0.0
high
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • Confidentiality

    High

  • Integrity

    High

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JAVA-ORGELASTICSEARCH-571299

  • published

    4 Jun 2020

  • disclosed

    4 Jun 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. The package contains a privilege escalation flaw if an attacker is able to create API keys and also authentication tokens. An attacker who is able to generate an API key and an authentication token can perform a series of steps that result in an authentication token being generated with elevated privileges.