Apache Airflow versions 1.10.10 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command (‘OS Command Injection’) Vulnerability


An issue was found in Apache Airflow versions 1.10.10 and below.


The information has been provided by Ash Berlin-Taylor

The original article can be found at:https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r7255cf0be3566f23a768e2a04b40fb09e52fcd1872695428ba9afe91%40%3Cusers.airflow.apache.org%3E


A remote code/command injection vulnerability was discovered in one of the example DAGs shipped with Airflow which would allow any authenticated user to run arbitrary commands as the user running airflow worker/scheduler (depending on the executor in use). If you already have examples disabled by setting load_examples=False in the config then you are not vulnerable.


Vulnerable Systems:

Apache Airflow versions 1.10.10


CVE Information:



Disclosure Timeline:
Published Date:7/16/2020

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