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CVE-2009-0217

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2009-07-14
IAVA:
2010-B-0046
Bugzilla:
511915: CVE-2009-0217 xmlsec1, mono, xml-security-c, xml-security-1.3.0-1jpp.ep1.*: XMLDsig HMAC-based signatures spoofing and authentication bypass

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The design of the W3C XML Signature Syntax and Processing (XMLDsig) recommendation, as implemented in products including (1) the Oracle Security Developer Tools component in Oracle Application Server 10.1.2.3, 10.1.3.4, and 10.1.4.3IM; (2) the WebLogic Server component in BEA Product Suite 10.3, 10.0 MP1, 9.2 MP3, 9.1, 9.0, and 8.1 SP6; (3) Mono before 2.4.2.2; (4) XML Security Library before 1.2.12; (5) IBM WebSphere Application Server Versions 6.0 through 6.0.2.33, 6.1 through 6.1.0.23, and 7.0 through 7.0.0.1; (6) Sun JDK and JRE Update 14 and earlier; (7) Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 through 3.0 SP2, 3.5, and 4.0; and other products uses a parameter that defines an HMAC truncation length (HMACOutputLength) but does not require a minimum for this length, which allows attackers to spoof HMAC-based signatures and bypass authentication by specifying a truncation length with a small number of bits.

Find out more about CVE-2009-0217 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Satellite 5.3 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2010:0043 2010-01-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (xmlsec1) RHSA-2009:1428 2009-09-08
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.2.0 for RHEL 4 AS RHSA-2009:1637 2009-12-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (xmlsec1) RHSA-2009:1428 2009-09-08
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.3.0 for RHEL 4 AS RHSA-2009:1636 2009-12-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1694 2009-12-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1200 2009-08-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2009:1201 2009-08-06
Red Hat Satellite 5.3 (RHEL v.4) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2010:0043 2010-01-14
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.3.0 for RHEL 5 Server RHSA-2009:1649 2009-12-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1694 2009-12-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1200 2009-08-06
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.2.0 for RHEL 5 Server RHSA-2009:1650 2009-12-10

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Satellite 5.3 Server Affected

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