Unauthorized property update in CheckboxGroup component in Vaadin 12-14 and 15-20
Improper check in
com.vaadin:vaadin-checkbox-flow versions 1.2.0 prior to 2.0.0 (Vaadin 12.0.0 prior to 14.0.0), 2.0.0 prior to 3.0.0 (Vaadin 14.0.0 prior to 14.5.0), 3.0.0 through 4.0.1 (Vaadin 15.0.0 through 17.0.11), 14.5.0 through 14.6.7 (Vaadin 14.5.0 through 14.6.7), and 18.0.0 through 20.0.5 (Vaadin 18.0.0 through 20.0.5) allows attackers to modify the value of a disabled
Checkbox inside enabled
CheckboxGroup component via unspecified vectors.
Checkbox component, that is disabled from the server can have its server-side value changed from the client in certain situations. An unauthorized value change is only possible when the
Checkbox is part of a
Checkbox components are not susceptible to this behavior.
Affected products and mitigation
Users of affected versions should apply the following mitigation or upgrade. Releases that have fixed this issue include:
|Vaadin 12 - 13||No longer supported. Upgrade to 14.6.8 or newer version|
|Vaadin 14.0.0 - 14.6.7||Upgrade to 14.6.8 or newer 14 version|
|Vaadin 15 - 19||No longer supported. Upgrade to 20.0.6 or newer version|
|Vaadin 20.0.0 - 20.0.5||Upgrade to 20.0.6 or newer 20 version|
Please note that Vaadin versions 12-13 and 15-19 are no longer supported and you should update either to the latest 14 or 20 version respectively.
|Maven coordinates||Vulnerable version||Fixed version|
|com.vaadin:vaadin-checkbox-flow||1.2 - 1.3||N/A|
|com.vaadin:vaadin-checkbox-flow||2.0 - 2.2||≥ 14.6.8|
|com.vaadin:vaadin-checkbox-flow||3.0 - 4.0||N/A|
|com.vaadin:vaadin-checkbox-flow||14.5.0 - 14.6.7||≥ 14.6.8|
|com.vaadin:vaadin-checkbox-flow||18.0 - 19.0||N/A|
|com.vaadin:vaadin-checkbox-flow||20.0.0 - 20.0.5||≥ 20.0.6|
Please note that starting with 14.5.0 (LTS) the versioning of web and Flow component artifacts were changed to align with platform releases. Version 14.6.8 of
com.vaadin:vaadin-checkbox-flow artifact is a compatible upgrade for versions 2.0 through 2.2 (Vaadin 14.x) even though the major version has changed.
- 2021-08-24: Initial vulnerability report published