JBoss RichFaces vulnerable to remote Java code execution


JBoss RichFaces contains a remote Java code execution vulnerability.

JBoss RichFaces is an Ajax-enabled component library for JavaServer Faces (JSF). JBoss RichFaces contains a flaw in parsing the do parameter, which may result in arbitrary Java code execution.

Takeshi Terada of Mitsui Bussan Secure Directions, Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 7.5 (High) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: Partial
Affected Products

Red Hat, Inc.
  • JBoss RichFaces versions prior to 4.5.4


When a specially crafted input is processed, arbitrary Java code may be executed on the application server.

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Vendor Information

Red Hat, Inc.
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Code Injection(CWE-94) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2015-0279

  1. JVN : JVN#56297719
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2015-0279
  3. IPA SECURITY ALERTS : Security Alert for Vulnerability in JBoss RichFaces (JVN#56297719) (in Japanese)
Revision History

  • [2015/04/14]
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