GLSA-201607-09 : Commons-BeanUtils: Arbitrary code execution

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201607-09
(Commons-BeanUtils: Arbitrary code execution)

Apache Commons BeanUtils does not suppress the class property, which
allows for the manipulation of the ClassLoader.

Impact :

Remote attackers could potentially execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201607-09

Solution :

All Commons BeanUtils users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=dev-java/commons-beanutils-1.9.2'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92479 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0114

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