Vulnerability identifier: #VU20844
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Apache Foundation
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass certain security restrictions.
The vulnerability exist due to Beanutils is not using by default the a special BeanIntrospector class in PropertyUtilsBean that was supposed to suppress the ability for an attacker to access the classloader via the class property available on all Java objects. A remote attacker can abuse such application behavior against applications that were developed to rely on this security feature.
Install updates from vendor's website.
Vulnerable software versions
Apache Commons BeanUtils: 1.9.2, 1.9.3
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.