Public Date:
826533: CVE-2012-2378 jbossws-cxf, apache-cxf: Certain child policies of WS-SecurityPolicy 1.1 SupportingToken policy not applied on the client side

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Apache CXF 2.4.5 through 2.4.7, 2.5.1 through 2.5.3, and 2.6.x before 2.6.1, does not properly enforce child policies of a WS-SecurityPolicy 1.1 SupportingToken policy on the client side, which allows remote attackers to bypass the (1) AlgorithmSuite, (2) SignedParts, (3) SignedElements, (4) EncryptedParts, and (5) EncryptedElements policies.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2378 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 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.0 RHSA-2012:1594 2012-12-18
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2012:1592 2012-12-18
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 5 Server RHSA-2012:1591 2012-12-18


Red Hat would like to thank the Apache CXF project for reporting this issue.

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