CVE Database

CVE-2012-1167

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2012-06-12
Bugzilla: 802622: CVE-2012-1167 JBoss: authentication bypass when running under JACC with ignoreBaseDecision on JBossWebRealm

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The JBoss Server in JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.1.x before 5.1.2 and 5.2.x before 5.2.2, Web Platform before 5.1.2, BRMS Platform before 5.3.0, and SOA Platform before 5.3.0, when the server is configured to use the JaccAuthorizationRealm and the ignoreBaseDecision property is set to true on the JBossWebRealm, does not properly check the permissions created by the WebPermissionMapping class, which allows remote authenticated users to access arbitrary applications.

Find out more about CVE-2012-1167 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.6
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
JBoss Enterprise BRMS Platform 5.3 RHSA-2012:1028 June 22, 2012
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 4 AS (jbossas) RHSA-2012:1026 June 20, 2012
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 5 Server (jbossas) RHSA-2012:1026 June 20, 2012
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 6 Server (jbossas) RHSA-2012:1026 June 20, 2012
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.1 RHSA-2012:1013 June 19, 2012
Red Hat JBoss Portal 5.2 RHSA-2012:1232 September 05, 2012
Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform 5.3 RHSA-2012:1125 July 31, 2012
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 4 AS (jbossas-web) RHSA-2012:1027 June 20, 2012
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 5 Server (jbossas-web) RHSA-2012:1027 June 20, 2012
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 6 Server (jbossas-web) RHSA-2012:1027 June 20, 2012
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5.1 RHSA-2012:1014 June 19, 2012

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