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Exploit code published for Elasticsearch remote code execution flaw

2015/03/10

Softpedia - (International) Security researchers at Xiphos Research created an exploit for a glitch in Elasticsearch versions earlier than 1.3.8 and 1.4.3 that allows server-side code execution by passing Groovy code in a search query and executing it in the sandbox. The glitch was patched in updates released February 11.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Exploit-Code-Published-for-Elasticsearch- Remote-Code-Execution-Flaw-475361.shtml

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