Vulnerability Details

Elasticsearch Logstash Beats Input Plugin DoS Vulnerability (ESA-2019-14)

Published: 2019-11-05 03:04:11
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Detection Type:
Remote Banner Unreliable

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
A denial of service flaw was found in the Logstash beats input plugin.

Impact:
An unauthenticated user who is able to connect to the port the Logstash beats input could send a specially crafted network packet that would cause Logstash to stop responding.

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

Affected Versions:
Logstash versions before 6.8.4 and 7.4.1.

Recommendations:
Update to version 6.8.4, 7.4.1 or later.

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-7620

References:

https://discuss.elastic.co/t/elastic-stack-6-8-4-security-update/204908
https://discuss.elastic.co/t/elastic-stack-7-4-1-security-update/204909

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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