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Vulnerability of Elasticsearch: information disclosure via User Data Caching

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data via User Data Caching of Elasticsearch, in order to obtain sensitive information.
Impacted systems: Elasticsearch.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 07/11/2018.
Références of this alert: CVE-2018-17244, VIGILANCE-VUL-27713.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data via User Data Caching of Elasticsearch, in order to obtain sensitive information.
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This cybersecurity bulletin impacts software or systems such as Elasticsearch.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity weakness is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of intranet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer vulnerability bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Elasticsearch: version 6.4.3.
The version 6.4.3 is fixed:
  https://www.elastic.co/
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