Improper access control in Apache Superset

Published: 2022-07-06
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-37839
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Apache Superset
Web applications / Other software

Vendor Apache Foundation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Improper access control

EUVDB-ID: #VU64958

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-37839

CWE-ID: CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote user to gain unauthorized access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions. A remote user can bypass implemented security restrictions and gain access to sensitive information, such as dataset name, columns and metrics.


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Vulnerable software versions

Apache Superset: 0.2.0 - 1.5.0

CPE2.3 External links

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.