Vulnerabilities

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Apache Groovy CVE-2016-6814 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Risk:
High
Date Discovered:
January 14, 2017
Description:
Apache Groovy is prone to a remote code-execution vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code within the context of the user running the affected application. Failed exploit attempts will result in a denial-of-service condition. Apache Groovy 2.4.4 through 2.4.7 are vulnerable.
Technologies Affected
  • Apache Groovy 1.7.0
  • Apache Groovy 1.7.1
  • Apache Groovy 1.7.10
  • Apache Groovy 1.7.11
  • Apache Groovy 1.7.2
  • Apache Groovy 1.7.3
  • Apache Groovy 1.7.4
  • Apache Groovy 1.7.5
  • Apache Groovy 1.7.6
  • Apache Groovy 1.7.7
  • Apache Groovy 1.7.8
  • Apache Groovy 1.7.9
  • Apache Groovy 1.8.0
  • Apache Groovy 1.8.1
  • Apache Groovy 1.8.2
  • Apache Groovy 1.8.3
  • Apache Groovy 1.8.4
  • Apache Groovy 1.8.5
  • Apache Groovy 1.8.6
  • Apache Groovy 1.8.7
  • Apache Groovy 1.8.8
  • Apache Groovy 2.0.0
  • Apache Groovy 2.0.1
  • Apache Groovy 2.0.2
  • Apache Groovy 2.0.3
  • Apache Groovy 2.0.4
  • Apache Groovy 2.0.5
  • Apache Groovy 2.0.6
  • Apache Groovy 2.0.7
  • Apache Groovy 2.0.8
  • Apache Groovy 2.1.0
  • Apache Groovy 2.1.1
  • Apache Groovy 2.1.2
  • Apache Groovy 2.1.3
  • Apache Groovy 2.1.4
  • Apache Groovy 2.1.5
  • Apache Groovy 2.1.6
  • Apache Groovy 2.1.7
  • Apache Groovy 2.1.8
  • Apache Groovy 2.1.9
  • Apache Groovy 2.2.0
  • Apache Groovy 2.2.1
  • Apache Groovy 2.2.2
  • Apache Groovy 2.3.0
  • Apache Groovy 2.3.1
  • Apache Groovy 2.3.2
  • Apache Groovy 2.3.3
  • Apache Groovy 2.3.4
  • Apache Groovy 2.3.5
  • Apache Groovy 2.3.6
  • Apache Groovy 2.3.7
  • Apache Groovy 2.3.8
  • Apache Groovy 2.3.9
  • Apache Groovy 2.4.0
  • Apache Groovy 2.4.1
  • Apache Groovy 2.4.2
  • Apache Groovy 2.4.3
  • Apache Groovy 2.4.4
  • Apache Groovy 2.4.5
  • Apache Groovy 2.4.6
  • Apache Groovy 2.4.7
  • Oracle Agile PLM MCAD Connector 3.4
  • Oracle Agile PLM MCAD Connector 3.5
  • Oracle Agile PLM MCAD Connector 3.6
  • Oracle Agile Recipe Management for Pharmaceuticals 9.3.3
  • Oracle Agile Recipe Management for Pharmaceuticals 9.3.4
  • Oracle Big Data Discovery 1.6.0
  • Oracle Communications Unified Inventory Management 7.0
  • Oracle Communications Unified Inventory Management 7.1
  • Oracle Communications Unified Inventory Management 7.2.4.2.0
  • Oracle Communications Unified Inventory Management 7.3
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12.2.2
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12.3.2
  • Oracle Healthcare Master Person Index 4.0.1
  • Oracle Healthcare Master Person Index 4.0.1.0
  • Oracle JDeveloper 12.1.2.0.0
  • Oracle JDeveloper 12.1.3.0
  • Oracle Primavera Unifier 10.0
  • Oracle Primavera Unifier 10.1
  • Oracle Primavera Unifier 10.2
  • Oracle Primavera Unifier 15.1
  • Oracle Primavera Unifier 15.2
  • Oracle Primavera Unifier 16.1
  • Oracle Primavera Unifier 16.2
  • Oracle Primavera Unifier 9.13
  • Oracle Primavera Unifier 9.14
  • Oracle Retail Convenience and Fuel POS 2.1.132
  • Oracle Retail Insights 14.0
  • Oracle Retail Insights 14.1
  • Oracle Retail Insights 15.0
  • Oracle Retail Insights 16.0
  • Oracle Retail Store Inventory Management 12.0
  • Oracle Retail Store Inventory Management 13.0
  • Oracle Retail Store Inventory Management 13.1
  • Oracle Retail Store Inventory Management 13.2
  • Oracle Retail Store Inventory Management 14.0
  • Oracle Retail Store Inventory Management 14.1
  • Oracle Retail Store Inventory Management 15.0.1
  • Oracle Spatial 1.2
  • Oracle Spatial 12.2.0.1
  • Oracle Spatial 2.0
  • Oracle Spatial 2.1
  • Oracle Spatial 2.2
  • Oracle Utilities Framework 4.3.0.2.0
  • Oracle Utilities Framework 4.3.0.3.0
  • Oracle Utilities Framework 4.3.0.5.0
  • Oracle Utilities Framework 4.3.0.6.0
  • Oracle Utilities Framework 4.4.0.0.0
  • Oracle WebCenter Sites 12.2.1.3.0
  • Redhat JBoss Fuse 6.2.0
Recommendations
  • Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
    To reduce the impact of latent vulnerabilities, run the application with the minimal amount of privileges required for functionality.
  • Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.
    Deploy NIDS to monitor network traffic for signs of anomalous or suspicious activity including unexplained incoming and outgoing traffic. This may indicate exploit attempts or activity that results from successful exploits.
  • Do not follow links provided by unknown or untrusted sources.
    To reduce the likelihood of attacks, never visit sites of questionable integrity or follow links provided by unfamiliar or untrusted sources.
  • Implement multiple redundant layers of security.
    Various memory-protection schemes (such as nonexecutable and randomly mapped memory segments) may hinder an attacker's ability to exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.
References
Credits
Sam Thomas of Pentest Limited working with Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative
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