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

high Nessus Plugin ID 92479
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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.

Solution

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

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92479

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201607-09.nasl

Version: 2.3

Type: local

Published: 7/21/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:commons-beanutils, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/20/2016

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Apache Struts ClassLoader Manipulation Remote Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0114

GLSA: 201607-09