Intrusion Prevention

Elasticsearch.Site.Plugin.Directory.Traversal

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Directory Traversal vulnerability in 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 execute or upload arbitrary files, or reveal the content of arbitrary files anywhere on the web server.

Affected Products

ElasticSearch 1.4.x before 1.4.5
ElasticSearch 1.5.x before 1.5.2

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

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

CVE References

CVE-2015-3337