#VU48792 Incorrect default permissions in Apache Groovy

Published: 2020-12-06

Vulnerability identifier: #VU48792

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-17521


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Apache Groovy
Universal components / Libraries / Programming Languages & Components

Vendor: Apache Foundation


The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect default permissions for temporary files and folders that are set by the application. 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 Groovy: 2.1.9 - 4.0.0.ALPHA.1

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Q & A

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.

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