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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Splunk Vendors:   Splunk Inc.
Splunk REST Endpoint Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041148
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-11409   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 20 2018
Impact:   Disclosure of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): Enterprise 6.2.x, 6.3.x, 6.4.x, 6.5.x
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Splunk. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote user can submit a specially crafted request to a REST endpoint to view potentially sensitive information about the host operating system, hardware, and Splunk license on the target system.

A demonstration exploit URL is provided:


The search head, heavy forwarder, universal forwarder, and indexer components are affected.

The original advisory is available at:

KoF2002 reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (6.6.0).

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (FreeBSD), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (macOS/OS X), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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