CVE-2016-9878

NameCVE-2016-9878
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in Pivotal Spring Framework before 3.2.18, 4.2.x before 4.2.9, and 4.3.x before 4.3.5. Paths provided to the ResourceServlet were not properly sanitized and as a result exposed to directory traversal attacks.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs849167

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libspring-java (PTS)jessie3.0.6.RELEASE-17vulnerable
stretch4.3.5-1fixed
buster, sid4.3.19-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libspring-javasource(unstable)4.3.5-1medium849167

Notes

[jessie] - libspring-java <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - libspring-java <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://pivotal.io/security/cve-2016-9878
Fixed by: https://github.com/spring-projects/spring-framework/commit/e2d6e709c3c65a4951eb096843ee75d5200cfcad (4.3.x branch)
Fixed by: https://github.com/spring-projects/spring-framework/commit/43bf008fbcd0d7945e2fcd5e30039bc4d74c7a98 (4.2.x branch)
Fixed by: https://github.com/spring-projects/spring-framework/commit/a7dc48534ea501525f11369d369178a60c2f47d0 (3.2.x branch)
https://jira.spring.io/browse/SPR-14946

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