Vulnerability CVE-2020-17518


Published: 2021-01-05

Description:
Apache Flink 1.5.1 introduced a REST handler that allows you to write an uploaded file to an arbitrary location on the local file system, through a maliciously modified HTTP HEADER. The files can be written to any location accessible by Flink 1.5.1. All users should upgrade to Flink 1.11.3 or 1.12.0 if their Flink instance(s) are exposed. The issue was fixed in commit a5264a6f41524afe8ceadf1d8ddc8c80f323ebc4 from apache/flink:master.

Type:

CWE-22

(Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal'))

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
Apache -> Flink 

 References:
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/01/05/1
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r0b000dc028616d33cb9aa388eb45d516b789cab0024dad94bc06588a@%3Cissues.flink.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r28f17e564950d663e68cc6fe75756012dda62ac623766bb9bc5e7034@%3Cissues.flink.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r5444acac3407ef6397d6aef1b5aec2db53b4b88ef221e63084c1e5f2@%3Cissues.flink.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r705fb2211b82c9f1f8d2b1d4c823bcbca50402ba09b96608ec657efe@%3Cissues.flink.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r710693b0d3b229c81f485804ea1145b4edda79c9e77d66c39a0a2ff1@%3Cissues.flink.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r8167f30c4c60a11b8d5be3f55537beeda629be61196e693bde403b36@%3Cissues.flink.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/ra8c96bf3ccb4e491f9ce87ba35f134b4449beb2a38d1ce28fd89001f@%3Cdev.flink.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rb43cd476419a48be89c1339b527a18116f23eec5b6df2b2acbfef261%40%3Cdev.flink.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rb43cd476419a48be89c1339b527a18116f23eec5b6df2b2acbfef261@%3Cannounce.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rb43cd476419a48be89c1339b527a18116f23eec5b6df2b2acbfef261@%3Cdev.flink.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rb43cd476419a48be89c1339b527a18116f23eec5b6df2b2acbfef261@%3Cuser.flink.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rd6a1a0e2d73220a65a8f6535bbcd24bb66adb0d046c4a1aa18777cf3@%3Cdev.flink.apache.org%3E

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