SpringSource Spring Framework up to 3.0.4 config

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A vulnerability was found in SpringSource Spring Framework up to 3.0.4. It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a config vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-16. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

VMware SpringSource Spring Framework before 2.5.6.SEC03, 2.5.7.SR023, and 3.x before 3.0.6, when a container supports Expression Language (EL), evaluates EL expressions in tags twice, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a (1) name attribute in a (a) spring:hasBindErrors tag; (2) path attribute in a (b) spring:bind or (c) spring:nestedpath tag; (3) arguments, (4) code, (5) text, (6) var, (7) scope, or (8) message attribute in a (d) spring:message or (e) spring:theme tag; or (9) var, (10) scope, or (11) value attribute in a (f) spring:transform tag, aka "Expression Language Injection."

The weakness was released 12/05/2012 (Website). The advisory is shared at docs.google.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2011-2730 since 07/11/2011. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1592.004 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 59782 (Debian DSA-2504-1 : libspring-2.5-java - information disclosure), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks.

Upgrading to version 3.0.5 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (69688) and Tenable (59782). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 7468, 7469, 7499 and 7500.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.0

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 7.0
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Class: Config
ATT&CK: T1592.004

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Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 59782
Nessus Name: Debian DSA-2504-1 : libspring-2.5-java - information disclosure
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OpenVAS ID: 71483
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 2504-1 (libspring-2.5-java)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Spring Framework 3.0.5


07/11/2011 🔍
09/09/2011 +60 days 🔍
06/29/2012 +294 days 🔍
12/05/2012 +159 days 🔍
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01/25/2013 +51 days 🔍
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03/24/2015 +776 days 🔍
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Advisory: DSA-2504
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2011-2730 (🔍)

X-Force: 69688
SecurityTracker: 1029151
Vulnerability Center: 38322 - Vmware SpringSource Remote Information Disclosure Vulnerability via Multiple Attributes, Medium
SecurityFocus: 49543
Secunia: 51984 - Red Hat update for JBoss Enterprise Application Platform and JBoss Enterprise Web Platform, Moderately Critical

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Created: 03/24/2015 12:22 PM
Updated: 12/20/2021 06:21 PM
Changes: 03/24/2015 12:22 PM (67), 04/24/2017 01:19 PM (5), 12/20/2021 06:08 PM (4), 12/20/2021 06:14 PM (1), 12/20/2021 06:21 PM (2)
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