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Liferay Liferay Portal and DXP: IT security warning about new vulnerability

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Liferay Liferay Portal and DXP: IT security warning about new vulnerability

As the BSI currently reports, vulnerabilities have been identified for Liferay Liferay Portal and DXP. You can read about which operating systems and products are affected by the security gaps here on news.de.

The Federal Office for Security in Information Technology (BSI) issued a security advisory for Liferay Liferay Portal and DXP on February 8, 2024. The software contains several vulnerabilities that can be exploited by attackers. The operating systems UNIX, Linux, MacOS X and Windows as well as the products Liferay Liferay Portal and Liferay Liferay DXP are affected by the security vulnerability.

The latest manufacturer recommendations regarding updates, workarounds and security patches for this vulnerability can be found here: Liferay Known Vulnerabilities (As of February 7, 2024). Other useful links are listed later in this article.

Multiple Vulnerabilities Reported for Liferay Liferay Portal and DXP – Risk: High

Risk level: 3 (high)
CVSS Base Score: 9,6
CVSS Temporal Score: 8,3
Remoteangriff: Ja

The Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is used to assess the vulnerability of computer systems. The CVSS standard makes it possible to compare potential or actual security vulnerabilities based on various criteria in order to better prioritize countermeasures. The attributes “none”, “low”, “medium”, “high” and “critical” are used to determine the severity levels of a vulnerability. The Base Score evaluates the requirements for an attack (including authentication, complexity, privileges, user interaction) and its consequences. The temporal score also takes changes over time in the danger situation into account. According to the CVSS, the risk of the vulnerability discussed here is rated as “high” with a base score of 9.6.

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Liferay Liferay Portal and DXP Bug: Vulnerabilities and CVE numbers

Liferay Portal is an open source enterprise web platform that provides a framework for creating and managing web-based applications and content. Liferay DXP (Digital Experience Platform) is an enhanced and commercially supported version of Liferay Portal that provides additional features and services offers.

A remote attacker could exploit multiple vulnerabilities in Liferay Liferay Portal and Liferay Liferay DXP to disclose information, conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks, bypass security measures, cause a denial of service, or tamper with files .

The vulnerabilities were classified using the CVE designation system (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) by their individual serial numbers CVE-2021-29038, CVE-2021-29050, CVE-2023-47798, CVE-2024-25143, CVE-2024-25144, CVE-2024-25145, CVE-2024-25146 und CVE-2024-25148.

Systems affected by the security gap at a glance

Operating systems
UNIX, Linux, MacOS X, Windows

Products
Liferay Liferay Portal Liferay Liferay DXP Liferay Liferay DXP Liferay Liferay DXP Liferay Liferay Portal Liferay Liferay DXP Liferay Liferay Portal Liferay Liferay DXP Liferay Liferay DXP Liferay Liferay Portal Liferay Liferay DXP Liferay Liferay DXP Liferay Liferay DXP Liferay Liferay Portal Liferay Liferay DXP Liferay Liferay DXP Liferay Liferay Portal Liferay Liferay DXP Liferay Liferay DXP Liferay Liferay DXP

General measures for dealing with IT vulnerabilities

Users of the affected applications should keep them up to date. When security gaps become known, manufacturers are required to fix them as quickly as possible by developing a patch or a workaround. If new security updates become available, install them promptly. For information, consult the sources listed in the next section. These often contain further information about the latest version of the software in question as well as the availability of security patches or information about workarounds. If you have any further questions or uncertainties, please contact your responsible administrator. IT security managers should regularly check the sources mentioned to see whether a new security update is available.

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Sources of updates, patches and workarounds

Here you will find further links with information about bug reports, security fixes and workarounds.

Liferay Known Vulnerabilities vom 2024-02-07 (08.02.2024)
For more information, see:

Liferay Known Vulnerabilities vom 2024-02-07 (08.02.2024)
For more information, see:

Liferay Known Vulnerabilities vom 2024-02-07 (08.02.2024)
For more information, see:

Liferay Known Vulnerabilities vom 2024-02-07 (08.02.2024)
For more information, see:

Liferay Known Vulnerabilities vom 2024-02-07 (08.02.2024)
For more information, see:

Liferay Known Vulnerabilities vom 2024-02-07 (08.02.2024)
For more information, see:

Liferay Known Vulnerabilities vom 2024-02-07 (08.02.2024)
For more information, see:

Liferay Known Vulnerabilities vom 2024-02-07 (08.02.2024)
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Version history of this security alert

This is the initial version of this IT security notice for Liferay Liferay Portal and DXP. If updates are announced, this text will be updated. You can see the changes made using the version history below.

02/08/2024 – Initial version

+++ Editorial note: This text was generated based on current BSI data and will be updated in a data-driven manner depending on the warning situation. We accept feedback and comments at [email protected]. +++

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