No MapR Impact: CVE-2016-5393 Privilege Escalation Vulnerability in Apache Hadoop

This section describes a security issue in Apache Hadoop HDFS. MapR is not impacted.

Vulnerability An authorization issue impacting Apache Hadoop HDFS NameNode functionality allows a remote, potentially lesser-privileged, user to run arbitrary commands with the same privileges as the HDFS service. MapR-FS is not impacted, since the NameNode service is not used.
Mitigation MapR is not impacted.
Products Affected No MapR products are affected.
Impact MapR is not impacted by this specific vulnerability or exploit. We encourage users that are concerned about securing their cluster to visit our blog, Seven Best Practices for Securing MapR.
Severity Critical for Apache Hadoop HDFS NameNode users, not MapR-FS users.
Bug Tracking No related MapR bugs.
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