Elasticsearch CVE-2015-5531

2015-07-20T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:32344
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2015-07-20T00:00:00

Description

Summary: Elasticsearch versions from 1.0.0 to 1.6.0 are vulnerable to a directory traversal attack that allows an attacker to retrieve files that are readable by the Elasticsearch JVM process.

We have been assigned CVE-2015-5531 for this issue.

Fixed versions: Versions 1.6.1 and 1.7.0 address the vulnerability.

Remediation: Users should upgrade to the 1.6.1 or 1.7.0 releases. Users that do not wish to upgrade can use a firewall, reverse proxy, or Shield to prevent snapshot API calls from untrusted sources.

CVSS Overall CVSS score: 2.6

Credits: Benjamin Smith reported the issue.