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computer vulnerability CVE-2018-11766

Apache Hadoop: privilege escalation via Yarn User

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Yarn User of Apache Hadoop, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable software: Fedora.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: administrator access/rights, privileged access/rights.
Attacker's origin: user shell.
Creation date: 10/12/2018.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2018-11766, FEDORA-2018-beec9e3fda, FEDORA-2018-f1f44e4c6d, VIGILANCE-VUL-27985.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Yarn User of Apache Hadoop, in order to escalate his privileges.
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