CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 12, 2023
Updated: Dec 19, 2023
CWE ID 532


CVE-2023-49922 is a vulnerability discovered by Elastic that affects Beats and Elastic Agent. When ingesting events to Elasticsearch fails with any 4xx HTTP status code except 409 or 429, Beats and Elastic Agent would log a raw event in their logs at the WARN or ERROR level. This could potentially lead to the insertion of sensitive or private information in the logs. Elastic has released versions 8.11.3 and 7.17.16 to address this issue by limiting these types of logs to DEBUG level logging, which is disabled by default. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM with a confidentiality impact of HIGH.


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