CVE-2016-6811

Published on: 04/11/2017 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:12 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Hadoop from Apache contain the following vulnerability:

In Apache Hadoop 2.x before 2.7.4, a user who can escalate to yarn user can possibly run arbitrary commands as root user.

  • CVE-2016-6811 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 8.8 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK LOW LOW NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 9 - HIGH

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK LOW SINGLE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Pony Mail! Mailing List
Vendor Advisory
lists.apache.org
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URL Logo MLIST [general] 20180501 CVE-2016-6811: Apache Hadoop Privilege escalation vulnerability

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationApacheHadoopAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:apache:hadoop:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: