Apache Solr < 4.6.0 Directory Traversal

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9944
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Synopsis

The remote web server contains a Java application that is affected by a directory traversal attack vector.

Description

Versions of Apache Solr prior to 4.6.0 are affected by a flaw in the 'SolrResourceLoader' class that leads to unauthorized privileges being gained. The issue is due to the program failing to restrict the loading of specially crafted XLS stylesheets or Velocity templates via the absolute path or a traversal attack. This may allow a remote attacker to gain elevated privileges.

Solution

Upgrade to Solr 4.6.0 or later.

See Also

https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SOLR-4882

http://lucene.apache.org/solr/4_6_0/changes/Changes.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 9944

Family: CGI

Published: 2/13/2017

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 8967

Nessus ID: 71846

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:apache:solr:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 9/21/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/30/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6397

BID: 63935