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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for xalan-j2 (ALAS-2014-325) (CVE-2014-0107)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for xalan-j2 (ALAS-2014-325) (CVE-2014-0107)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/15/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/23/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

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.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xalan-j2
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xalan-j2-demo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xalan-j2-javadoc
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xalan-j2-manual
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xalan-j2-xsltc

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xalan-j2
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xalan-j2-demo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xalan-j2-javadoc
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xalan-j2-manual
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xalan-j2-xsltc

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