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Apache Thrift CVE-2019-0210 Remote Security Vulnerability

Risk:
High
Date Discovered:
October 17, 2019
Description:
Apache Thrift is prone to a remote security vulnerability. An attacker can leverage this issue to bypass security restrictions and perform unauthorized actions. This may aid in further attacks. Apache Thrift versions 0.9.3 through 0.12.0 are vulnerable.
Technologies Affected
  • Apache Thrift 0.10.0
  • Apache Thrift 0.11.0
  • Apache Thrift 0.12.0
  • Apache Thrift 0.9.3
Recommendations
  • Block external access at the network boundary, unless external parties require service.
    If global access isn't needed, filter access to the affected computer at the network boundary. Restricting access to only trusted computers and networks might greatly reduce the likelihood of a successful exploit.
  • Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.
    Deploy NIDS to monitor network traffic for signs of anomalous or suspicious activity. This may indicate successful exploit attempts or activity that results from a successful exploit.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.
References
Credits
Alexandre Fiori of Facebook
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