|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|Public exploit||Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.|
Apache Commons Configuration
Universal components / Libraries / Software for developers
This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: YesDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted input to the application and execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Apache Commons Configuration: 2.4 - 2.7
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.