CVE-2017-4971 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in Pivotal Spring Web Flow through 2.4.4. Applications that do not change the value of the MvcViewFactoryCreator useSpringBinding property which is disabled by default (i.e., set to 'false') can be vulnerable to malicious EL expressions in view states that process form submissions but do not have a sub-element to declare explicit data binding property mappings.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.9 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98785 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://jira.spring.io/browse/SWF-1700 Issue Tracking  Patch 
https://pivotal.io/security/cve-2017-4971 Mitigation  Patch  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-1188 Insecure Default Initialization of Resource cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-4971
NVD Published Date:
06/13/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019
Source:
Dell