Certain getText methods in the ActionSupport controller in Apache Roller before 5.0.2 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary OGNL expressions via the first or second parameter, as demonstrated by the pageTitle parameter in the !getPageTitle sub-URL to roller-ui/login.rol, which uses a subclass of UIAction, aka "OGNL Injection."
Published 2013-12-07 20:55:02
Updated 2017-08-29 01:33:36
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2013-4212

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 99 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2013-4212

  • Apache Roller OGNL Injection
    Disclosure Date: 2013-10-31
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits an OGNL injection vulnerability in Apache Roller < 5.0.2. The vulnerability is due to an OGNL injection on the UIAction controller because of an insecure usage of the ActionSupport.getText method. This module has been tested successfully on Apach

CVSS scores for CVE-2013-4212

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2013-4212

  • The product constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

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Products affected by CVE-2013-4212

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