VDB-133976 · CVE-2018-1317 · BID 108047

Apache Zeppelin up to 0.7.x Cron Scheduler improper authentication

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Apache Zeppelin up to 0.7.x. Affected by this issue is an unknown part of the component Cron Scheduler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a improper authentication vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-287. When an actor claims to have a given identity, the product does not prove or insufficiently proves that the claim is correct. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

In Apache Zeppelin prior to 0.8.0 the cron scheduler was enabled by default and could allow users to run paragraphs as other users without authentication.

The bug was discovered 04/23/2019. The weakness was released 04/23/2019 (oss-sec). The advisory is shared for download at openwall.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2018-1317 since 12/07/2017. The attack may be launched remotely. A simple authentication is necessary for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

Upgrading to version 0.8.0 eliminates this vulnerability.

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 133975 and 133977.






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Class: Improper authentication
CWE: CWE-287
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Zeppelin 0.8.0


12/07/2017 🔍
04/23/2019 +502 days 🔍
04/23/2019 +0 days 🔍
04/23/2019 +0 days 🔍
09/06/2023 +1597 days 🔍


Vendor: apache.org

Advisory: openwall.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2018-1317 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 108047

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Created: 04/23/2019 07:31 PM
Updated: 09/06/2023 03:10 PM
Changes: 04/23/2019 07:31 PM (57), 06/01/2020 02:43 PM (1), 09/06/2023 03:10 PM (4)
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