Remote Code Execution (RCE)

Affecting org.sonatype.nexus.plugins:nexus-yum-repository-plugin artifact, versions [2.11.0-01, 2.14.14-01)

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Overview

org.sonatype.nexus.plugins:nexus-yum-repository-plugin is a plugin for Sonatype Nexus 1.9.2.x or 2.X which recognizes RPMs in Nexus Maven repositories and generates Yum metadata, so that RedHat-compatible system can use Nexus as software repository.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Remote Code Execution (RCE) when instances using CommandLineExecutor.java are supplied vulnerable data, such as the Yum Configuration Capability.

Remediation

Upgrade org.sonatype.nexus.plugins:nexus-yum-repository-plugin to version 2.14.14-01 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

9.4
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    Low
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:L/E:F/RL:U/RC:C
Credit
cbagdude, Christian August Holm Hansen
CVE
CVE-2019-5475
CWE
CWE-94
Snyk ID
SNYK-JAVA-ORGSONATYPENEXUSPLUGINS-460759
Disclosed
03 Sep, 2019
Published
03 Sep, 2019