2020-11979 | Oracle Retail Merchandising System Apache Ant unknown vulnerability
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A vulnerability has been found in Oracle Retail Merchandising System 18.104.22.168 and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function of the component Apache Ant. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-379. As an impact it is known to affect integrity. The summary by CVE is:
As mitigation for CVE-2020-1945 Apache Ant 1.10.8 changed the permissions of temporary files it created so that only the current user was allowed to access them. Unfortunately the fixcrlf task deleted the temporary file and created a new one without said protection, effectively nullifying the effort. This would still allow an attacker to inject modified source files into the build process.
The weakness was released 07/20/2021 as Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory – July 2021. The advisory is shared at oracle.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2020-11979 since 04/21/2020. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn’t need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/25/2021).
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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.2
NVD Base Score: 🔒
Status: Not defined
04/21/2020 CVE assigned
07/20/2021 +455 days Advisory disclosed
07/20/2021 +0 days Countermeasure disclosed
07/21/2021 +1 days VulDB entry created
07/25/2021 +4 days VulDB last updateVendor: https://www.oracle.com
Advisory: Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory – July 2021
Created: 07/21/2021 10:38
Updated: 07/25/2021 12:55
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