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CVE-2012-3451

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2012-09-19
Bugzilla:
851896: CVE-2012-3451 jbossws-cxf, apache-cxf: SOAPAction spoofing on document literal web services

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Apache CXF before 2.4.9, 2.5.x before 2.5.5, and 2.6.x before 2.6.2 allows remote attackers to execute unintended web-service operations by sending a header with a SOAP Action String that is inconsistent with the message body.

Find out more about CVE-2012-3451 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:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 6 Server (apache-cxf) RHSA-2013:0259 2013-02-13
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 5 Server (apache-cxf) RHSA-2013:0259 2013-02-13
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.2 RHSA-2013:0256 2013-02-13
JBoss Enterprise BRMS Platform 5.3 RHSA-2013:0743 2013-04-15
Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform 5.3 RHSA-2013:0726 2013-04-09
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 6 Server (xom) RHSA-2012:1592 2012-12-18
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5.2 RHSA-2013:0258 2013-02-13
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 4 AS (apache-cxf) RHSA-2013:0257 2013-02-13
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.0 RHSA-2012:1594 2012-12-18
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 4 AS (apache-cxf) RHSA-2013:0259 2013-02-13
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 5 Server (xom) RHSA-2012:1591 2012-12-18
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 6 Server (apache-cxf) RHSA-2013:0257 2013-02-13
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 5 Server (apache-cxf) RHSA-2013:0257 2013-02-13

Acknowledgements

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