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Improper Input Validation


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


A malicious X-ProxyContextPath or X-Forwarded-Context header containing external resources or embedded code could cause remote code execution. The fix to properly handle these headers was applied on the Apache NiFi 1.5.0 release. Users running a prior release should upgrade to the appropriate release.

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  • HIGH
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  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published