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Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

CVE-2014-3558

Severity Medium
Score 5/10

Summary

ReflectionHelper (org.hibernate.validator.util.ReflectionHelper) in Hibernate Validator 4.1.0 before 4.2.1, 4.3.x before 4.3.2, and 5.x before 5.1.2 allows attackers to bypass Java Security Manager (JSM) restrictions and execute restricted reflection calls via a crafted application.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE
  • NONE

CWE-264 - Permissions Privileges and Access Controls

CWE 264 (permissions, privileges, and access controls) is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to the management of permissions, privileges, and other security features used to perform access control. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category allow attackers to gain privileges for an unintended sphere of control, access sensitive information, and execute arbitrary commands.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published