Information disclosure in Apache Spark

Published: 2019-08-14 | Updated: 2019-08-14
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-10099
CWE ID CWE-312
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Apache Spark Subscribe
Vendor Apache Foundation

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cleartext storage of sensitive information

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 2.9 [CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-10099

CWE-ID: CWE-312 - Cleartext Storage of Sensitive Information

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to an error that leads to writing data in plain text even if "spark.io.encryption.enabled=true" is set. A local user can gain access to sensitive information.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apache Spark: 0.5.2, 0.6.0, 0.6.1, 0.6.2, 0.7.0, 0.7.2, 0.7.3, 0.8.0, 0.8.1, 0.9.0, 0.9.1, 0.9.2, 1.0.0, 1.0.1, 1.0.2, 1.1.0, 1.1.1, 1.2.0, 1.2.1, 1.3.0, 1.3.1, 1.4.0, 1.4.1, 1.5.0, 1.5.1, 1.5.2, 1.6.0, 1.6.1, 1.6.2, 1.6.3, 2.0.0, 2.0.1, 2.0.2, 2.1.0, 2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.2.0, 2.2.1, 2.2.2, 2.2.3, 2.3.0, 2.3.1, 2.3.2

CPE External links

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/c2a39c207421797f82823a8aff488dcd332d9544038307bf69a2ba9e@%3Cuser.spark.apache.org%3E

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.