Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4214-1 zookeeper -- security update

Date Reported:
01 Jun 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-8012.
More information:

It was discovered that Zookeeper, a service for maintaining configuration information, enforced no authentication/authorisation when a server attempts to join a Zookeeper quorum.

This update backports authentication support. Additional configuration steps are needed, please see for additional information.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 3.4.9-3+deb8u1.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 3.4.9-3+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your zookeeper packages.

For the detailed security status of zookeeper please refer to its security tracker page at: