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CVE-2020-7009 Detail

Current Description

Elasticsearch versions from 6.7.0 before 6.8.8 and 7.0.0 before 7.6.2 contain a privilege escalation flaw if an attacker is able to create API keys. An attacker who is able to generate an API key can perform a series of steps that result in an API key being generated with elevated privileges.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://discuss.elastic.co/t/elastic-stack-6-8-8-and-7-6-2-security-update/225920 Mitigation Release Notes Vendor Advisory
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20200403-0004/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.elastic.co/community/security/ Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-269 Improper Privilege Management NIST  
CWE-266 Incorrect Privilege Assignment Elastic  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:elastic:elasticsearch:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
6.7.0
Up to (excluding)
6.8.8
 cpe:2.3:a:elastic:elasticsearch:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
7.0.0
Up to (excluding)
7.6.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-7009
NVD Published Date:
03/31/2020
NVD Last Modified:
04/09/2020