Multiple vulnerabilities in Apache Airflow



Published: 2020-02-07 | Updated: 2020-12-11
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE ID CVE-2020-17513
CWE ID CWE-312
CWE-918
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Apache Airflow
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor Apache Foundation

Security Advisory

Updated: 11.12.2020

Added vulnerability #2, raised severity level to Medium.

1) Cleartext storage of sensitive information

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to "/airflow/bin/cli.py" writes passwords in clear text into log file. A local user with access to the system can read the log file and obtain user's password.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apache Airflow: 1.9.0, 1.10.0, 1.10.1, 1.10.2, 1.10.3, 1.10.4, 1.10.5, 1.10.6, 1.10.7

CPE External links

https://github.com/apache/airflow/pull/6915

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.

2) Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF)

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-17513

CWE-ID: CWE-918 - Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF)

Exploit availability: No

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform SSRF attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request and trick the application to initiate requests to arbitrary systems.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker gain access to sensitive data, located in the local network or send malicious requests to other servers from the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apache Airflow: 1.7.1.3, 1.8.0, 1.8.1, 1.8.2, 1.9.0, 1.10.0, 1.10.1, 1.10.2, 1.10.3, 1.10.4, 1.10.5, 1.10.6, 1.10.7, 1.10.8, 1.10.9, 1.10.10, 1.10.11, 1.10.12

CPE External links

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2020/q4/207

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker 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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