Remote code execution in Apache Superset



Published: 2020-09-17
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-13948
CWE ID CWE-94
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Apache Superset
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Vendor Apache Foundation

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Code Injection

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3: 6.5 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-13948

CWE-ID: CWE-94 - Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote user to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation. A remote user can send a specially crafted request, inject and execute arbitrary python code on the system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apache Superset: 0.37.0

CPE External links

https://seclists.org/oss-sec/2020/q3/175

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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



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