|Date: (C)2017-10-04 (M)2017-10-12|
|CVSS Score: 6.5||Access Vector: NETWORK|
|Exploitability Subscore: 8.0||Access Complexity: LOW|
|Impact Subscore: 6.4||Authentication: SINGLE_INSTANCE|
| ||Confidentiality: PARTIAL|
| ||Integrity: PARTIAL|
| ||Availability: PARTIAL|
An error was found in the permission model used by X-Pack Alerting 5.0.0 to 5.6.0 whereby users mapped to certain built-in roles could create a watch that results in that user gaining elevated privileges.