Apache Xalan-Java output properties security bypass
|apache-xalanjava-cve20140107-sec-bypass (92023)||Medium Risk|
Apache Xalan-Java could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the improper handling of output properties. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass the secure processing feature to load arbitrary restricted classes.
Apply the patch for this vulnerability, available from the Apache SVN Repository. See References.
- Apache SVN Repository: Revision 1581058.
- oCERT #2014-002: Xalan-Java insufficient secure processing.
- BID-66397: Apache Xalan-Java Library CVE-2014-0107 Security Bypass Vulnerability
- CVE-2014-0107: The TransformerFactory in Apache Xalan-Java before 2.7.2 does not properly restrict access to certain properties when FEATURE_SECURE_PROCESSING is enabled, which allows remote attackers to bypass expected restrictions and load arbitrary classes or access external resources via a crafted (1) xalan:content-header, (2) xalan:entities, (3) xslt:content-header, or (4) xslt:entities property, or a Java property that is bound to the XSLT 1.0 system-property function.
- RHSA-2014-0348: Important: xalan-j2 security update
- RHSA-2014-0453: Important: Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.2.2 security update
- RHSA-2014-0591: Important: Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.2.0 security update
- SA57563: Apache Xalan-Java FEATURE_SECURE_PROCESSING Properties Handling Security Bypass Vulnerability
- Apache Xalan-Java 2.7.0
- JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Server
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation
- RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6
- RedHat Enterprise Linux HPC Node 6
Mar 24, 2014
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