Vigil@nce - Elasticsearch: privilege escalation via API Key Privilege
August 2020 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Elasticsearch.
Consequences: administrator access/rights, privileged access/rights.
Provenance: user account.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 04/06/2020.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can bypass restrictions via API Key Privilege of Elasticsearch, in order to escalate his privileges.
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