CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2012-06-22
Bugzilla: 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 and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 5 Server v.2 RHSA-2012:1277 September 19, 2012
MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 RHSA-2012:1279 September 19, 2012

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