Security Bulletin: Open Source Apache Xalan-Java reported in April X-Force Report in IBM Content Navigator
Apache Xalan-Java could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the improper handling of output properties. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass the secure processing feature to load arbitrary restricted classes.
Apache Xalan-Java could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the improper handling of output properties.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92023 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Content Navigator 2.0.0, 2.0.1, and 2.0.2
IBM Content Navigator is a component that is available to customers in these products (and the products that contain them):
· IBM Content Manager
· IBM FileNet Content Manager
· IBM Content Foundation
· IBM Content Manager OnDemand
This PSIRT applies to the Apache releases of Xalan, which are not delivered in Websphere Application Server. For Websphere Application Server, IBM recommends using IBM Java rather than the open source Xalan library.
For customers using the WebLogic application server, follow these instructions:
Version 2.0.0: Upgrade to Content Navigator 2.0.2 and apply fix pack 184.108.40.206-ICN-FP004, or higher
Version 2.0.1: Apply Interim Fix 220.127.116.11-ICN-IF002, or higher
Version 2.0.2: Apply fix pack 18.104.22.168-ICN-FP004, or higher
Workarounds and Mitigations
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v2 Guide
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Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.
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