Search Guard Suite 53.1

Release Date: 2022-03-31

This is a bug fix for a security issue in the DLS implementation of Search Guard.

Security Bug Fixes

Unauthorized access to single attribute values

A flaw was discovered in the DLS implementation where single attributes values could be exposed to a user, even if the user does not have privileges to access documents containing these attribute values.

Note: The flaw only exposed single attribute values, but not whole documents.

Affected Versions:

All Search Guard versions prior to 53.1.0.


Update to Search Guard version 53.1.0.