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Improper Privilege Management

CVE-2015-7831

Severity High
Score 8.8/10

Summary

In Cloudera Hue, there is privilege escalation by a read-only user when CDH 5.x brefore 5.4.9 is used.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-269 - Improper Privilege Management

An effective privilege management infrastructure provides valid users with required access and privileges across heterogeneous technology environments. An application with a faulty privilege management infrastructure allows higher than authorized privileges or enables privilege escalation. This can lead to security incidents such as system infiltration, data breach, and complete system takeover.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published