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CVE-2011-4085

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2011-11-16
Bugzilla:
750422: CVE-2011-4085 Invoker servlets authentication bypass (HTTP verb tampering)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The servlets invoked by httpha-invoker in JBoss Enterprise Application Platform before 5.1.2, SOA Platform before 5.2.0, BRMS Platform before 5.3.0, and Portal Platform before 4.3 CP07 perform access control only for the GET and POST methods, which allow remote attackers to bypass authentication by sending a request with a different method. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of a CVE-2010-0738 regression.

Find out more about CVE-2011-4085 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 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform 5.1 RHSA-2011:1456 2011-11-16
JBoss Enterprise BRMS Platform 5.3 RHSA-2012:1028 2012-06-22
Red Hat JBoss Portal 4.3 RHSA-2012:0091 2012-02-02
Red Hat JBoss Portal 5 RHSA-2011:1822 2011-12-14
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.1 RHSA-2011:1805 2011-12-08
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 4 AS RHSA-2011:1800 2011-12-08
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 5 Server RHSA-2011:1799 2011-12-08
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2011:1798 2011-12-08

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