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CVE-2011-1096

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2011-10-19
CWE:
CWE-327
Bugzilla:
681916: CVE-2011-1096 jbossws: Prone to character encoding pattern attack (XML Encryption flaw)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The W3C XML Encryption Standard, as used in the JBoss Web Services (JBossWS) component in JBoss Enterprise Portal Platform before 5.2.2 and other products, when using block ciphers in cipher-block chaining (CBC) mode, allows remote attackers to obtain plaintext data via a chosen-ciphertext attack on SOAP responses, aka "character encoding pattern attack."

Find out more about CVE-2011-1096 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 7.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.3 RHSA-2013:0261 2013-02-14
Red Hat JBoss Portal 5.2 RHSA-2012:1344 2012-10-08
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.2 RHSA-2013:0194 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 6 Server (xml-security) RHSA-2013:0191 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform 4.3 RHSA-2013:0569 2013-02-26
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5.2 RHSA-2013:0198 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss Portal 4.3 RHSA-2013:0569 2013-02-26
Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform 5.3 RHSA-2012:1330 2012-10-03
JBoss Enterprise BRMS Platform 5.3 RHSA-2013:0221 2013-01-31
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 6 Server (xml-security) RHSA-2013:0195 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 5 Server (xml-security) RHSA-2013:0196 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 4 AS (xml-security) RHSA-2013:0193 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 5 Server (xml-security) RHSA-2013:0192 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 4 AS (xml-security) RHSA-2013:0197 2013-01-24

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Juraj Somorovsky of Ruhr-University Bochum for reporting this issue.