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CVE-2017-5646 Detail

Current Description

For versions of Apache Knox from 0.2.0 to 0.11.0 - an authenticated user may use a specially crafted URL to impersonate another user while accessing WebHDFS through Apache Knox. This may result in escalated privileges and unauthorized data access. While this activity is audit logged and can be easily associated with the authenticated user, this is still a serious security issue. All users are recommended to upgrade to the Apache Knox 0.12.0 release.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/knox-user/201705.mbox/%3CCACRbFyjtT7QQGHUzTRdbJoySbJb7tt4BDk5-r-VRn0GB0Kgvag%40mail.gmail.com%3E Mailing List Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98739 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-346 Origin Validation Error NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:apache:knox:0.2.0
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 cpe:/a:apache:knox:0.3.0
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 cpe:/a:apache:knox:0.4.0
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 cpe:/a:apache:knox:0.5.0
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 cpe:/a:apache:knox:0.6.0
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 cpe:/a:apache:knox:0.7.0
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 cpe:/a:apache:knox:0.8.0
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 cpe:/a:apache:knox:0.9.0
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 cpe:/a:apache:knox:0.10.0
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 cpe:/a:apache:knox:0.11.0
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-5646
NVD Published Date:
05/26/2017
NVD Last Modified:
06/08/2017