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USN-2218-1: Xalan-Java vulnerability

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USN-2218-1: Xalan-Java vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/15/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/22/2014
Modified
07/09/2020

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)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libxalan2-java
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libxalan2-java-gcj
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libxsltc-java
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libxsltc-java-gcj

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