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Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2012 22:02:02 -0400 (EDT)
From: David Jorm <djorm@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: CVE request: Mojarra allows deployed web applications to read FacesContext from other applications

Could a CVE please be assigned for this issue:

It was found that in Mojarra, the FacesContext that is made available during application startup is held in a ThreadLocal. The reference is not properly cleaned up in all cases. As a result, if a JSF WAR calls FacesContext.getCurrentInstance() during application startup, another WAR can get access to the leftover context and thus get access to the other WAR's resources.

References:
Upstream Mojarra bug: http://java.net/jira/browse/JAVASERVERFACES-2436
Bug for JBoss-specific impacts: https://issues.jboss.org/browse/JBPAPP-9197

Thanks
-- 
David Jorm / Red Hat Security Response Team

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