Apache Ambari Arbitrary File Read Vulnerability

Published: 2016-08-09 13:18:58
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N

Summary:
This host is running Apache Ambari and is prone to arbitrary file read vulnerability.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
The flaw is due to an error in file browser view in the WebHDFS URL configuration.

Impact:
Successfully exploitation will allows remote authenticated administrators to read arbitrary files.

Affected Versions:
Apache Ambari versions 1.7 to 2.2.0

Recommendations:
Upgrade to Apache Ambari version 2.2.1 or later.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-0731

References:

https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/AMBARI/Ambari+Vulnerabilities
https://ambari.apache.org/

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.0

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