Public Date:
836276: CVE-2012-3467 qpid-cpp-server-cluster: unauthorized broker access caused by the use of NullAuthenticator catch-up shadow connections

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Apache QPID 0.14, 0.16, and earlier uses a NullAuthenticator mechanism to authenticate catch-up shadow connections to AMQP brokers, which allows remote attackers to bypass authentication.

Find out more about CVE-2012-3467 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 6.4
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 RHSA-2012:1279 2012-09-19
MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server v.2 RHSA-2012:1277 2012-09-19

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 mingw32-qpid-cpp Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 qpid-cpp Not affected