Vigil@nce - Apache Kafka: denial of service via Metadata Spamming Requests
April 2019 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Kafka.
Consequences: denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Provenance: user account.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 20/02/2019.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can trigger a fatal error via Metadata Spamming Requests of Apache Kafka, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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