Remote Code Execution (RCE) Affecting net.sourceforge.htmlunit:htmlunit package, versions [,2.37.0)


0.0
medium
  • Attack Complexity

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JAVA-NETSOURCEFORGEHTMLUNIT-548471

  • published

    11 Feb 2020

  • disclosed

    10 Feb 2020

  • credit

    ICHIHARA Ryohei

How to fix?

Upgrade net.sourceforge.htmlunit:htmlunit to version 2.37.0 or higher.

Overview

net.sourceforge.htmlunit:htmlunit is a GUI-Less browser for Java programs

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Remote Code Execution (RCE). It initializes Rhino engine improperly, hence a malicious JavaScript code can execute arbitrary Java code on the application.

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