Liferay Portal < 5.2.3 'exportFileName' File Creation Remote Code Execution

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5859


The remote web server hosts a web application that is vulnerable to a code execution attack.


The remote web server hosts Liferay Portal, a web portal for building business solutions.

Versions of Liferay Portal earlier than 5.3.2 are potentially affected by a code execution vulnerability in the Liferay Calendar module. A remote attacker, who gains poweruser access, can execute arbitrary JSP code on the remote host.


Upgrade to Liferay Portal 5.2.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5859

Family: CGI

Published: 2011/03/30

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 6.2

Temporal Score: 5.7


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2009/05/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/05/12

Reference Information

BID: 42429