Apache Solr 5.0.0 to Apache Solr 8.3.1 are vulnerable to a Remote Code Execution through the VelocityResponseWriter. A Velocity template can be provided through Velocity templates in a configset `velocity/` directory or as a parameter. A user defined configset could contain renderable, potentially malicious, templates. Parameter provided templates are disabled by default, but can be enabled by setting `params.resource.loader.enabled` by defining a response writer with that setting set to `true`. Defining a response writer requires configuration API access. Solr 8.4 removed the params resource loader entirely, and only enables the configset-provided template rendering when the configset is `trusted` (has been uploaded by an authenticated user).

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Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-12-30

Updated: 2021-02-16

Type: CWE-94

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 6.8

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.6

Severity: HIGH