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  1. Ambari (Retired)
  2. AMBARI-20018

Document security issue related to setting security.agent.hostname.validate to false

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    • Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • 2.4.0
    • 2.5.0
    • ambari-server
    • None

    Description

      Document security issue related to setting security.agent.hostname.validate to "false".

      If set to "false", invalid hostnames may be used in OpenSSL commands used to create the agent-side certificates when 2-way SSL is enabled. This could lead to issues when executing OpenSSL as described in CVE-2014-3582. See https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/AMBARI/Ambari+Vulnerabilities.

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        1. AMBARI-20018_branch-2.5_01.patch
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          Robert Levas
        2. AMBARI-20018_trunk_01.patch
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          Robert Levas
        3. AMBARI-20018_branch-2.5_02.patch
          3 kB
          Robert Levas
        4. AMBARI-20018_trunk_02.patch
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          Robert Levas

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