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1639139: CVE-2018-14667 RichFaces: Expression Language injection via UserResource allows for unauthenticated remote code execution

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The RichFaces Framework 3.X through 3.3.4 is vulnerable to Expression Language (EL) injection via the UserResource resource. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code using a chain of java serialized objects via org.ajax4jsf.resource.UserResource$UriData.

Find out more about CVE-2018-14667 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 9.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 5 Server (richfaces) RHSA-2018:3517 2018-11-06
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 6 Server (richfaces) RHSA-2018:3517 2018-11-06
Red Hat JBoss EAP 5 RHSA-2018:3518 2018-11-06
Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform 5.3 RHSA-2018:3519 2018-11-07
JBoss Enterprise BRMS Platform 5.3 RHSA-2018:3581 2018-11-13

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss Operations Network 3 RichFaces Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.


Red Hat would like to thank Joao Filho Matos Figueiredo for reporting this issue.
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