CVE-2020-7019 Detail

Current Description

In Elasticsearch before 7.9.0 and 6.8.12 a field disclosure flaw was found when running a scrolling search with Field Level Security. If a user runs the same query another more privileged user recently ran, the scrolling search can leak fields that should be hidden. This could result in an attacker gaining additional permissions against a restricted index.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://discuss.elastic.co/t/elastic-stack-7-9-0-and-6-8-12-security-update/245456 Vendor Advisory 
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20200827-0001/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-269 Improper Privilege Management cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-270 Privilege Context Switching Error Reference acceptance level Elastic  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-7019
NVD Published Date:
08/18/2020
NVD Last Modified:
08/27/2020
Source:
MITRE