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CVE-2012-2379

Impact: Important
Public: 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

Details

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 and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 December 13, 2012
JBoss Enterprise BRMS Platform 5.3 RHSA-2012:1573 December 13, 2012
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 4 AS (jbossas) RHSA-2013:0193 January 24, 2013
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 5 Server (jbossas) RHSA-2013:0192 January 24, 2013
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 6 Server (jbossas) RHSA-2013:0191 January 24, 2013
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.2 RHSA-2013:0194 January 24, 2013
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
Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform 5.3 RHSA-2012:1593 December 18, 2012
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 4 AS (jbossas-web) RHSA-2013:0197 January 24, 2013
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 5 Server (jbossas-web) RHSA-2013:0196 January 24, 2013
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 6 Server (jbossas-web) RHSA-2013:0195 January 24, 2013
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5.2 RHSA-2013:0198 January 24, 2013

External References

http://cxf.apache.org/cve-2012-2379.html

Acknowledgements

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

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