Authentication Bypass

Affecting org.apache.hive:hive-exec artifact, versions [,2.3.4), [3.0.0, 3.1.1)

high severity

Overview

org.apache.hive:hive-exec is a data warehouse software facilitates reading, writing, and managing large datasets residing in distributed storage using SQL.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Authentication Bypass. The EXPLAIN operation does not check for necessary authorization of involved entities in a query. An unauthorized user could use EXPLAIN on arbitrary table or view and expose table metadata and statistics.

Remediation

Upgrade org.apache.hive:hive-exec to version 2.3.4, 3.1.1 or higher.

References

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Credit
Unknown
CVE
CVE-2018-1314
CWE
CWE-288
Snyk ID
SNYK-JAVA-ORGAPACHEHIVE-72581
Disclosed
25 Oct, 2018
Published
12 Nov, 2018