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From "Matt Benson (Closed) (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Closed] (BVAL-92) Security holes in org.apache.bval.util.PrivilegedActions
Date Fri, 13 Apr 2012 17:44:18 GMT


Matt Benson closed BVAL-92.

> Security holes in org.apache.bval.util.PrivilegedActions
> --------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: BVAL-92
>                 URL:
>             Project: BVal
>          Issue Type: Bug
>    Affects Versions: 0.2-incubating, 0.3-incubating, 0.4
>            Reporter: Jörg Waßmer
>            Assignee: Roman Stumm
>            Priority: Critical
>             Fix For: 0.4
>         Attachments: apache-bval-20110327092101-jw.diff, apache-bval-20110327231539-jw.diff
> PrivilegedActions is public. It offers several method, e.g. getClassLoader() which are
executed surrounded by privileged actions. Thus any caller can get e.g. a classloader, even
if the caller has not the required permissions.
> PrivilegedActions should offer only factory methods creating the privileged actions.
Then the callers should call AccessController.doPrivileged() for themselves, such that the
actions will be executed in the caller's security domain, instead of the domain of the BeanValidation

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