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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Apache ZooKeeper Vendors:   Apache Software Foundation
Apache ZooKeeper Lack of Quorum Peer Mutual Authentication Lets Remote Users Modify Data on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040948
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-8012   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 21 2018
Impact:   Modification of system information, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 3.4.10
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache ZooKeeper. A remote user can modify data on the target system in certain cases.

The system does not require authentication for a remote server to join a quorum. A remote server can join the cluster and propagate changes to the cluster leader.

Foldi Tamas and Eugene Koontz reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote quorum peer can modify data on the target cluster leader.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix that allows Quorum Peer mutual authentication to be enabled (3.4.10).

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Authentication error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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