CVE-2017-9803 Detail

Current Description

Apache Solr's Kerberos plugin can be configured to use delegation tokens, which allows an application to reuse the authentication of an end-user or another application. There are two issues with this functionality (when using SecurityAwareZkACLProvider type of ACL provider e.g. SaslZkACLProvider). Firstly, access to the security configuration can be leaked to users other than the solr super user. Secondly, malicious users can exploit this leaked configuration for privilege escalation to further expose/modify private data and/or disrupt operations in the Solr cluster. The vulnerability is fixed from Apache Solr 6.6.1 onwards.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://mail-archives.us.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201709.mbox/%3CCAOOKt53AOScg04zUh0%2BR_fcXD0C9s5mQ-OzdgYdnHz49u1KmXw@mail.gmail.com%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100870 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-287 Improper Authentication cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-9803
NVD Published Date:
09/18/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/08/2019
Source:
Apache Software Foundation