Vulnerability identifier: #VU27924
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Apache Foundation
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to Apache Ant is using a default temporary directory identified by the Java system property java.io.tmpdir for several tasks and may thus leak sensitive information. The fixcrlf and replaceregexp tasks also copy files from the temporary directory back into the build tree allowing an attacker to inject modified source files into the build process. A local user with access to the system can view contents of files and directories or modify them.
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Vulnerable software versions
Apache Ant: 1.9.0 - 1.10.7
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.