Bug 1222573 (CVE-2014-7810) - CVE-2014-7810 Tomcat/JbossWeb: security manager bypass via EL expressions
Summary: CVE-2014-7810 Tomcat/JbossWeb: security manager bypass via EL expressions
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2014-7810
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
URL:
Whiteboard: impact=moderate,public=20150514,repor...
Depends On: 1222576 1222577 1227586 1227587 1228262 1228263 1293289 1293290 1293291 1293292
Blocks: 1222578 1253310
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2015-05-18 14:36 UTC by Martin Prpič
Modified: 2019-08-15 04:36 UTC (History)
74 users (show)

Fixed In Version: tomcat 8.0.17, tomcat 7.0.59, tomcat 6.0.44
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
It was found that the expression language resolver evaluated expressions within a privileged code section. A malicious web application could use this flaw to bypass security manager protections.
Clone Of:
Environment:
Last Closed: 2017-01-24 23:04:02 UTC


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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2015:1621 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: Red Hat JBoss Web Server 2.1.0 tomcat security update 2015-08-13 19:30:33 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2015:1622 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: Red Hat JBoss Web Server 2.1.0 tomcat security update 2015-08-13 19:29:23 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2016:0492 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: tomcat6 security and bug fix update 2016-03-23 01:02:03 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2016:2046 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: tomcat security update 2016-10-11 00:38:43 UTC

Description Martin Prpič 2015-05-18 14:36:28 UTC
It was found that the expression language resolver evaluated expressions within a privileged code section. A malicious web application could use this flaw to bypass security manager protections.

Upstream patches:

http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1644019
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1645644

External References:

http://tomcat.apache.org/security-6.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_6.0.44
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-7.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_7.0.59
http://tomcat.apache.org/security-8.html#Fixed_in_Apache_Tomcat_8.0.17

Comment 1 Martin Prpič 2015-05-18 14:40:16 UTC
Created tomcat tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1222576]
Affects: epel-6 [bug 1222577]

Comment 6 Timothy Walsh 2015-07-09 05:05:47 UTC
Currently builds are in progress for EAP 6.3 and JBoss Web Server 2.1.

QE Testing is in progress.

Comment 10 errata-xmlrpc 2015-08-13 15:29:53 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  JBEWS 2 for RHEL 7
  JBEWS 2 for RHEL 6
  JBEWS 2 for RHEL 5

Via RHSA-2015:1622 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1622.html

Comment 11 errata-xmlrpc 2015-08-13 15:31:17 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat JBoss Web Server 2.1.0

Via RHSA-2015:1621 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1621.html

Comment 15 Jason Shepherd 2015-12-22 02:43:33 UTC
Reopened as we're waiting on RHEL patches for Tomcat

Comment 16 errata-xmlrpc 2016-03-22 21:03:06 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2016:0492 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0492.html

Comment 18 errata-xmlrpc 2016-10-10 20:39:08 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2016:2046 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2046.html


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