30 November 2015
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT Security Bulletin ASB-2015.0112 Apache Commons Collections 4.1 fixes a remote code execution vulnerability 30 November 2015 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Apache Commons Collections Operating System: UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX) Windows Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2015-7450 Member content until: Wednesday, December 30 2015 Reference: ASB-2015.0108.2 OVERVIEW A vulnerability has been identified in Apache Commons Collections prior to version 4.1. IMPACT Apache has provided the following information about the vulnerability and the 4.1 release: "... this release provides a mitigation for a known remote code exploitation via the standard java object serialization mechanism. Serialization support for unsafe classes in the functor package has been completely removed (classes do not implement the Serializable interface anymore)"  MITIGATION The vendor recommends upgrading to release 4.1.  REFERENCES  Release notes for v4.1 http://commons.apache.org/proper/commons-collections/release_4_1.html AusCERT has made every effort to ensure that the information contained in this document is accurate. However, the decision to use the information described is the responsibility of each user or organisation. The decision to follow or act on information or advice contained in this security bulletin is the responsibility of each user or organisation, and should be considered in accordance with your organisation's site policies and procedures. AusCERT takes no responsibility for consequences which may arise from following or acting on information or advice contained in this security bulletin. =========================================================================== Australian Computer Emergency Response Team The University of Queensland Brisbane Qld 4072 Internet Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Facsimile: (07) 3365 7031 Telephone: (07) 3365 4417 (International: +61 7 3365 4417) AusCERT personnel answer during Queensland business hours which are GMT+10:00 (AEST). On call after hours for member emergencies only. =========================================================================== -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Comment: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=1967 iQIVAwUBVlvZ9H6ZAP0PgtI9AQKnOA//UBwWfhgKtF+sIR69MBaWPXnLBgNA49vc zDO6Um6ZTGAks4HyjRg7bKlZXXLHH8rU4ItaM69jWHSKtzjlS1mpAnJWNsslJbyh yvX8XL5iv0FVC/Atxu+E8jIWKkTg+7uZlBeLV0qmfCTNDM5rUgrH2R+GTlFgYV0o qrqjrrLBcuvTr4GXjx9xMmWgo3RN16ZuU8wXCh4JppB6OpWdaw3usHWvY0vRONvO M7LooOlZidwAug9EuJqtaKmaqnHwnEq0Cj2X+3tvweP29El3dZw85EolPVU2dBk8 3/U39DXryr2NrBQ+PG+825LO8j2Tghnlf/fju31R4nH+u82YWRq3O4Pv3kEa78fg QTfn1Hhgi5DuRwBLYi/3FeLz02df2y6MtvtSDjMsjquum08WrEomLv+jccD1vkzI D4Oc8q5KFvBKrdM/XwagflihAuDQIuL4sDo1ZPs0xZzVCGnTK+L5h3THEbjPhCuV JKoCpaTOgwkQCRiw0AMGqbdswsGbLmHmdg/LKIzmYmdxgW2iL4th7Mk/CSjva7Dm GqIYjefY2sPkRezXCjTz+pVQWSJPs9nCR8mQp2Nz75LrGjTZ4Q+V4fuEmpJzhXIF zf75pF1j/etAr8kUM6yWyzJAoNkP4iGmU72av6CQlD+uIEbipPvTXPpZHSuvJznV yC589XL8MOE= =YQT4 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----