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Vulnerability of Elasticsearch: privilege escalation via API Key Privilege

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via API Key Privilege of Elasticsearch, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted software: Elasticsearch.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Creation date: 04/06/2020.
Références of this announce: CVE-2020-7014, VIGILANCE-VUL-32434.

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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This weakness note impacts software or systems such as Elasticsearch.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this threat note is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user account.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

Elasticsearch: version 7.7.0.
The version 7.7.0 is fixed:
  https://www.elastic.co/

Elasticsearch: version 6.8.9.
The version 6.8.9 is fixed:
  https://www.elastic.co/
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