CVE Database

CVE-2011-1096

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

Details

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 and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

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Red Hat security errata

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

External References

Acknowledgements

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

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