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CVE 2016-5001

This is an information disclosure vulnerability in Apache Hadoop before 2.6.4 and 2.7.x before 2.7.2 in the short-circuit reads feature of HDFS. A local user on an HDFS DataNode may be able to craft a block token that grants unauthorized read access to random files by guessing certain fields in the token.

See the CVE page on Mitre.org for more details.

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