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CVE-2012-2378

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2012-06-07
Bugzilla: 826533: CVE-2012-2378 jbossws-cxf, apache-cxf: Certain child policies of WS-SecurityPolicy 1.1 SupportingToken policy not applied on the client side

Details

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 and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 for RHEL 5 Server RHSA-2012:1591 December 18, 2012
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2012:1592 December 18, 2012
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.0 RHSA-2012:1594 December 18, 2012

External References

http://cxf.apache.org/cve-2012-2378.html

Acknowledgements

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

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