Apache Roller OGNL command execution

apache-roller-cve20134212-command-exec (89239) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Apache Roller could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by an error when evaluating OGNL (Object-Graph Navigation Language) expressions. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted pageTitle GET parameter containing an OGNL expression to inject and execute arbitrary commands on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 6.2
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Roller (40.1 or 5.0.1 or later), available from the Apache Web site. See References.

References:

  • Apache Mailing List, Wed, 30 Oct 2013 21:24:10 GMT: CVE-2013-4212 Apache Roller contains remote code execution vulnerabilities.
  • Apache Web site: Roller.
  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [11-27-2013]: Apache Roller OGNL Injection.
  • Packet Storm Security [11-26-2013]: Apache Roller OGNL Injection.
  • BID-63928: Apache Roller CVE-2013-4212 OGNL Expression Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
  • CVE-2013-4212: Certain getText methods in the ActionSupport controller in Apache Roller before 5.0.2 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary OGNL expressions via the first or second parameter, as demonstrated by the pageTitle parameter in the !getPageTitle sub-URL to roller-ui/login.rol, which uses a subclass of UIAction, aka OGNL Injection.
  • SA55862: Apache Roller Cross-Site Scripting and OGNL Expression Injection Vulnerabilities
  • SA55877: Apache Roller Cross-Site Scripting and OGNL Expression Injection Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Apache Roller 4.0
  • Apache Roller 5.0

Reported:

Oct 30, 2013

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