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CVE-2021-37937

Published: 22 November 2023

An issue was found with how API keys are created with the Fleet-Server service account. When an API key is created with a service account, it is possible that the API key could be created with higher privileges than intended. Using this vulnerability, a compromised Fleet-Server service account could escalate themselves to a super-user.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

8.8

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
elasticsearch
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(end of standard support)
focal Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

lunar Does not exist

mantic Does not exist

trusty Ignored
(end of standard support)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 8.8
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required Low
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H