Security restrictions bypass in Elastic Cloud on Kubernetes

Published: 2023-09-26
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2023-31416
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Elastic Cloud on Kubernetes
Server applications / Virtualization software

Vendor Elastic Stack

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

EUVDB-ID: #VU81124

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2023-31416


Exploit availability:


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass implemented security restrictions.

The vulnerability exists due to secret token configuration is never applied when using ECK with APM Server. A remote non-authenticated attacker can send anonymous requests to an APM Server.


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Vulnerable software versions

Elastic Cloud on Kubernetes: 0.8 - 2.7

Fixed software versions

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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