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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-5531

Directory traversal vulnerability in Elasticsearch before 1.6.1 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via unspecified vectors related to snapshot API calls.
Publish Date : 2015-08-17 Last Update Date : 2018-10-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Directory traversal
CWE ID 22

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-5531

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Elasticsearch Elasticsearch 1.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Elasticsearch Elasticsearch 1

- References For CVE-2015-5531

http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/133964/ElasticSearch-Snapshot-API-Directory-Traversal.html
https://www.elastic.co/community/security/ CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75935
BID 75935 Elasticsearch CVE-2015-5531 Directory Traversal Vulnerability Release Date:2015-10-26
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/38383/
EXPLOIT-DB 38383
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/536017/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20150716 Elasticsearch CVE-2015-5531
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/133797/ElasticSearch-Path-Traversal-Arbitrary-File-Download.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/132721/Elasticsearch-Directory-Traversal.html

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-5531

ElasticSearch Snapshot API Directory Traversal
'This module exploits a directory traversal vulnerability in ElasticSearch, allowing an attacker to read arbitrary files with JVM process privileges, through the Snapshot API.'
Module type : auxiliary Rank : normal


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