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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Apache Storm Vendors:   Apache Software Foundation
Apache Storm Unspecified Flaw Lets Remote Authenticated Users View Other User Credentials in Certain Cases.
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039116
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-9799   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 9 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.0.0, 1.0.1, 1.0.2, 1.0.3, 1.1.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache Storm. A remote authenticated user can obtain user credentials on the target system in certain cases.

A remote authenticated user that is the owner of a topology can exploit a flaw to cause the supervisor to launch a worker as a different (non-root) user and obtain credentials from the target user account.

Certain configurations are affected.

Systems with Apache Storm security components enabled are affected.

The Apache Storm PMC reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can obtain user credentials on the target system in certain cases.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (1.0.4, 1.1.1).

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.

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