The default configuration in Elasticsearch before 1.2 enables dynamic
scripting, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary MVEL
expressions and Java code via the source parameter to _search. NOTE:
this only violates the vendor's intended security policy if the user
does not run Elasticsearch in its own independent virtual machine.
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