[jira] [Commented] (APEXCORE-815) Whitelist CVE-2016-6811

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[jira] [Commented] (APEXCORE-815) Whitelist CVE-2016-6811

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ASF GitHub Bot commented on APEXCORE-815:
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tweise closed pull request #601: APEXCORE-815 Whitelist CVE-2016-6811
URL: https://github.com/apache/apex-core/pull/601
 
 
   

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diff --git a/dependency-check-whitelist.xml b/dependency-check-whitelist.xml
index 700c986860..a8c4fbcbf1 100644
--- a/dependency-check-whitelist.xml
+++ b/dependency-check-whitelist.xml
@@ -20,4 +20,7 @@
 
 -->
 <suppressions xmlns="https://jeremylong.github.io/DependencyCheck/dependency-suppression.1.1.xsd">
+  <suppress>
+    <cve>CVE-2016-6811</cve>
+  </suppress>
 </suppressions>
diff --git a/docs/application_development.md b/docs/application_development.md
index 6bfa3fdd63..f3398e2a3b 100644
--- a/docs/application_development.md
+++ b/docs/application_development.md
@@ -695,7 +695,8 @@ submitted to the Hadoop cluster and executes as a  multi-processapplication on 
 Before you start deploying, testing and troubleshooting your
 application on a cluster, you should ensure that Hadoop (version 2.6.0
 or later) is properly installed and
-you have basic skills for working with it.
+you have basic skills for working with it. Due to a known vulnerability in Apache Yarn, Apex community
+recommends Hadoop version 2.7.4 or later.
 
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> Whitelist CVE-2016-6811
> -----------------------
>
>                 Key: APEXCORE-815
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/APEXCORE-815
>             Project: Apache Apex Core
>          Issue Type: Task
>            Reporter: Vlad Rozov
>            Assignee: Vlad Rozov
>            Priority: Major
>             Fix For: 4.0.0
>
>
> There is an old vulnerability in Yarn version 2.7.3 and below (please see [CVE-2016-6811|https://www.cvedetails.com/cve/CVE-2016-6811]) that was recently marked as severity 9 and now it breaks Apex build.  Based on my analysis, the vulnerability affects Yarn cluster itself (see [YARN-5121|https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/YARN-5121]).



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