Intrusion Prevention

ElasticSearch.Snapshot.Directory.Traversal

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Directory Traversal vulnerability in Elastic ElasticSearch.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitizing of user supplied inputs in the application while handling maliciously crafted requests. A remote attacker can exploit this to access arbitrary file on the targeted server, via a crafted request.

Affected Products

Elastic Elasticsearch prior to 1.6.1

Impact

Information Disclosure: Remote attackers can gain sensitive information from vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor
https://www.elastic.co/community/security

CVE References

CVE-2015-5531