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.|