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From Dnyaneshwar Pawar <dnyaneshwar_pa...@persistent.com>
Subject RE: Security issues for NiFi's supporting libs.
Date Mon, 15 Oct 2018 05:49:59 GMT
Thank You for your reply. Is there any official documentation or link where we can point and
assure our user about this?
Basically there scan is reporting CVE-2018-1000613, CVE-2018-1000180, 2009-0001 issues.


Regards,
Dnyaneshwar Pawar

From: Andy LoPresto <alopresto@apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 6:37 PM
To: users@nifi.apache.org
Subject: Re: Security issues for NiFi's supporting libs.

The Apache NiFi security team has responded to these messages via private email. For all interested
parties, please know that NiFi is not vulnerable to CVE-2018-1000613 and further discussion
is needed for the second CVE listed as this issued number does not match the description provided.

All users should refer to the Apache NiFi Security Reporting Guidelines for coordinated disclosure
process [1].

[1] https://nifi.apache.org/security.html


Andy LoPresto
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On Oct 10, 2018, at 4:50 PM, Dnyaneshwar Pawar <dnyaneshwar_pawar@persistent.com<mailto:dnyaneshwar_pawar@persistent.com>>
wrote:

More organized information.

Vulnarability

Severity

Package/jar

Description

CVE-2018-1000613

High

bcprov-jdk15on-1.59.jar

Legion of the Bouncy Castle Legion of the Bouncy Castle Java Cryptography APIs version prior
to version 1.60 contains a CWE-470: Use of Externally-Controlled Input to Select Classes or
Code ('Unsafe Reflection') vulnerability in XMSS/XMSS^MT private key deserialization that
can result in Deserializing an XMSS/XMSS^MT private key can result in the execution of unexpected
code.. This attack appear to be exploitable via A handcrafted private key can include references
to unexpected classes which will be picked up from the class path for the executing application..
This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 1.60 and later.


CVE  2009-0001

Medium

commons-codec-1.11.jar


Not all "business" method implementations of public API in Apache Commons Codec 1.x are thread
safe, which might disclose the wrong data or allow an attacker to change non-private fields.



From: Dnyaneshwar Pawar <dnyaneshwar_pawar@persistent.com<mailto:dnyaneshwar_pawar@persistent.com>>
Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 12:35 PM
To: users@nifi.apache.org<mailto:users@nifi.apache.org>
Subject: Security issues for NiFi's supporting libs.

Hi,

  We are using Apache NiFi 1.7.0 and the security scan has high severity issues for Bouncy
castle bcprov-jdk15on-1.59 and Apache’s commons-codec lib. How should we address them? The
Bouncy Castle upgraded them to fix the issues. What about commons codec and are they available
in 1.7.1?

Thanks in advance.

Regards,
Dnyaneshwar Pawar

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