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NOTICE UPDATED - April, 25th 2024

NIST has updated the NVD program announcement page with additional information regarding recent concerns and the temporary delays in enrichment efforts.

CVE-2023-50380 Detail

Description

XML External Entity injection in apache ambari versions <= 2.7.7, Users are recommended to upgrade to version 2.7.8, which fixes this issue. More Details: Oozie Workflow Scheduler had a vulnerability that allowed for root-level file reading and privilege escalation from low-privilege users. The vulnerability was caused through lack of proper user input validation. This vulnerability is known as an XML External Entity (XXE) injection attack. Attackers can exploit XXE vulnerabilities to read arbitrary files on the server, including sensitive system files. In theory, it might be possible to use this to escalate privileges.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2024/02/27/6
https://lists.apache.org/thread/qrt7mq7v7zyrh1qsh1gkg1m7clysvy32

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-611 Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference Provider acceptance level Apache Software Foundation  

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2023-50380
NVD Published Date:
02/27/2024
NVD Last Modified:
02/28/2024
Source:
Apache Software Foundation