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Check Point Advisories

Hadoop YARN ResourceManager Remote Command Execution

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-1119
Date Published: 7 Oct 2018
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 20 Jan 2019
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Apache Hadoop 2.7.3 x86
Apache Hadoop 2.7.3 x64
Vulnerability Description An unauthenticated command execution vulnerability exists in Apache Hadoop. A remote, unauthenticated attacker can leverage this vulnerability by sending a malicious request to the target server. A successful attack could lead to a remote command execution.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Hadoop YARN ResourceManager Remote Command Execution protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Apache Server Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Hadoop YARN ResourceManager Remote Command Execution

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