CVE-2018-17190 Detail

Current Description

In all versions of Apache Spark, its standalone resource manager accepts code to execute on a 'master' host, that then runs that code on 'worker' hosts. The master itself does not, by design, execute user code. A specially-crafted request to the master can, however, cause the master to execute code too. Note that this does not affect standalone clusters with authentication enabled. While the master host typically has less outbound access to other resources than a worker, the execution of code on the master is nevertheless unexpected.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105976 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/341c3187f15cdb0d353261d2bfecf2324d56cb7db1339bfc7b30f6e5@%3Cdev.spark.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201903-21 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujul2020.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-17190
NVD Published Date:
11/19/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/24/2020
Source:
Apache Software Foundation