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Improper Privilege Management


Severity High
Score 8.8/10


Cloudera Manager 5.8.x before 5.8.5, 5.9.x before 5.9.2, and 5.10.x before 5.10.1 allows a read-only Cloudera Manager user to discover the usernames of other users and elevate the privileges of those users.

  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • 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.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published