CVE-2020-17518 Detail

Current Description

Apache Flink 1.5.1 introduced a REST handler that allows you to write an uploaded file to an arbitrary location on the local file system, through a maliciously modified HTTP HEADER. The files can be written to any location accessible by Flink 1.5.1. All users should upgrade to Flink 1.11.3 or 1.12.0 if their Flink instance(s) are exposed. The issue was fixed in commit a5264a6f41524afe8ceadf1d8ddc8c80f323ebc4 from apache/flink:master.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/01/05/1 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r0b000dc028616d33cb9aa388eb45d516b789cab0024dad94bc06588a@%3Cissues.flink.apache.org%3E Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r229167538863518738e02f4c1c5a8bb34c1d45dadcc97adf6676b0c1@%3Cdev.flink.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r28f17e564950d663e68cc6fe75756012dda62ac623766bb9bc5e7034@%3Cissues.flink.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r4a87837518804b31eb9db3048347ed2bb7b46fbaad5844f22a9fd4dc@%3Cissues.flink.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r5444acac3407ef6397d6aef1b5aec2db53b4b88ef221e63084c1e5f2@%3Cissues.flink.apache.org%3E Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r705fb2211b82c9f1f8d2b1d4c823bcbca50402ba09b96608ec657efe@%3Cissues.flink.apache.org%3E Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r710693b0d3b229c81f485804ea1145b4edda79c9e77d66c39a0a2ff1@%3Cissues.flink.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r7b2ee88c66fc1d0823e66475631f5c3e7f0365204ff0cb094d9f2433@%3Cissues.flink.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r8167f30c4c60a11b8d5be3f55537beeda629be61196e693bde403b36@%3Cissues.flink.apache.org%3E Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r88200d2f0b620c6b4b1585a7171355005c89e678b01d0e71a16c57e7@%3Cissues.flink.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/ra8c96bf3ccb4e491f9ce87ba35f134b4449beb2a38d1ce28fd89001f@%3Cdev.flink.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rb43cd476419a48be89c1339b527a18116f23eec5b6df2b2acbfef261%40%3Cdev.flink.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rb43cd476419a48be89c1339b527a18116f23eec5b6df2b2acbfef261@%3Cannounce.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rb43cd476419a48be89c1339b527a18116f23eec5b6df2b2acbfef261@%3Cdev.flink.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rb43cd476419a48be89c1339b527a18116f23eec5b6df2b2acbfef261@%3Cuser.flink.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rcb9e8af775f2a3706b69153aefde78f208871649df057c70ce2e24f9@%3Cissues.flink.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rd6a1a0e2d73220a65a8f6535bbcd24bb66adb0d046c4a1aa18777cf3@%3Cdev.flink.apache.org%3E Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rec0d650fbd4ea1a5e1224a347d83a63cb44291c334ad58b8809bc23b@%3Cissues.flink.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rf8812a5703f4a5f1341138baf239258b250875699732cfdf9d55b21d@%3Cissues.flink.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rfe159ccf496d75813f24c6079c5d33872d83f5a2e39cb32c3aef5a73@%3Cissues.flink.apache.org%3E

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-23 Relative Path Traversal Reference acceptance level Apache Software Foundation  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-17518
NVD Published Date:
01/05/2021
NVD Last Modified:
01/15/2021
Source:
Apache Software Foundation