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CVE-2012-2379

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2012-06-07
Bugzilla:
826534: CVE-2012-2379 jbossws-cxf, apache-cxf: Apache CXF does not verify that elements were signed / encrypted by a particular Supporting Token

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Apache CXF 2.4.x before 2.4.8, 2.5.x before 2.5.4, and 2.6.x before 2.6.1, when a Supporting Token specifies a child WS-SecurityPolicy 1.1 or 1.2 policy, does not properly ensure that an XML element is signed or encrypted, which has unspecified impact and attack vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2379 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 5.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
JBoss Enterprise BRMS Platform 5.3 RHSA-2012:1559 2012-12-13
Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform 5.3 RHSA-2012:1593 2012-12-18
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.2 RHSA-2013:0194 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2013:0191 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5.2 RHSA-2013:0198 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2012:1592 2012-12-18
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2013:0195 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 5 Server RHSA-2013:0192 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.0 RHSA-2012:1594 2012-12-18
JBoss Enterprise BRMS Platform 5.3 RHSA-2012:1573 2012-12-13
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 5 Server RHSA-2013:0196 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 4 AS RHSA-2013:0193 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 5 Server RHSA-2012:1591 2012-12-18
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 4 AS RHSA-2013:0197 2013-01-24

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Jboss BRMS 5 Security Affected

Acknowledgements

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

External References

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