Security release: Symfony 2.0.19 and 2.1.4

I've just released Symfony 2.0.19 and 2.1.4. Both releases contain a security fix.

Damien Tournoud, from the Drupal security team, contacted us two days ago about a security issue in the Request::getClientIp() method when the trust proxy mode is enabled (Request::trustProxyData()).

An application is vulnerable if it uses the client IP address as returned by the Request::getClientIp() method for sensitive decisions like IP based access control.

To fix this security issue, the following changes have been made to all versions of Symfony2:

A new Request::setTrustedProxies() method has been introduced and should be used intead of Request::trustProxyData() to enable the trust proxy mode. It takes an array of trusted proxy IP addresses as its argument:

// before (probably in your front controller script)
Request::trustProxyData();

// after
Request::setTrustedProxies(array('1.1.1.1'));
// 1.1.1.1 being the IP address of a trusted reverse proxy

The Request::trustProxyData() method has been deprecated (when used, it automatically trusts the latest proxy in the chain -- which is the current remote address):

Request::trustProxyData();

// is equivalent to
Request::setTrustedProxies(array($request->server->get('REMOTE_ADDR')));

We encourage all Symfony2 users to upgrade as soon as possible. It you don't want to upgrade to the latest version yet, you can also apply the following patches:

  • Patch for Symfony 2.0.19
  • Patch for Symfony 2.1.4
If you have found a security issue in Symfony, please send the details to security [at] symfony.com and don't disclose it publicly until we can provide a fix for it.

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There was a security audit done by Sektion Eins like a year ago. I've found a post about problems found/fixed in Symfony2 itself but no info about Doctrine and Twig. Any info on that? Just curious )
What about the "trust_proxy_headers: true" configuration ?
Is there any configuration to inject a list of trusted proxies ?
Is there any risk to an app that hasn't gone out of its way to trust a proxy in some fashion or to do IP-based access control?

Thanks for keeping Symfony secure!
The title is wrong it should be: "Symfony 2.0.19 and 2.1.4".

Thanks for the release. ;)
This file does not exists like as previous version: https://raw.github.com/symfony/symfony-standard/v2.0.19/deps.lock (was OK for 2.0.18) The tag is missing.
Thank for release.

btw, composer works well at this time.
As of Symfony 2.0.20 and 2.1.5, there is a new trusted_proxies settings if you don't want to configure trusted proxies in your front controllers.
Is very good

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